The Quest of the Historical Jesus (Google eBook)

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Courier Corporation, Mar 7, 2012 - Religion - 416 pages
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Groundbreaking study that established the reputation of the famed theologian traces the search for the historical person of Jesus. Schweitzer examines works of more than fifty 18th- and 19th-century authors and scholars and concludes that many of the earlier historical reconstructions of Christ were largely fantasies. The criterion for all subsequent studies.

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User Review  - WT Sharpe - Goodreads

Extremely informative, well-researched, and dry as a desert after a ten-year drought. Read full review

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User Review  - Zacharygs - Goodreads

Really just about as good as had been told. Some of the endless accounting for previous scholarship was a little boring, but his conclusions and interactions with them are often witty and intriguing ... Read full review

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Albert Schweitzer was a Franco-German (Alsatian) theologian, organist, philosopher, and physician.He received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize in 1953 for his philosophy of "Reverence for Life." Schweitzer's passionate quest was to discover a universal ethical philosophy, anchored in a universal reality, and make it directly available to all of humanity.

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