The Quest of the Historical Jesus (Google eBook)
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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Review: The Quest of the Historical JesusUser Review - WT Sharpe - Goodreads
Extremely informative, well-researched, and dry as a desert after a ten-year drought. Read full review
Review: The Quest of the Historical JesusUser 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