The Historical Jesus Question: The Challenge of History to Religious Authority

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Religion - 392 pages

A natural sequel to The Historical Jesus Quest, The Historical Jesus Question offers commentary on the work and significance of the classic writers presented in the earlier volume--Spinoza, Strauss, Schweitzer, Troeltsch, Bultmann, Kasemann--and some additional comment on the work of Pannenberg. Not merely a summary discussion of these important writers, this book goes beyond to follow the implications for theology of the ongoing challenge history presents to biblical authority.

 

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Contents

The New Astronomy
10
The Limits of Reliable Knowledge
23
Chapter
39
Spinoza and the New Sciences
56
The Signiftcance of History
71
Strausss Mythical Interpretation
85
The Signiftcance of History
106
Chapter Three
122
The Legacy of Troeltsch
195
The Locus of Revelation
214
Revelation and Religion
233
Chapter
248
The Historical Jesus
273
The Legacy of Bultmann
290
Wolfhart Pannenberg b 1928
314
The Present Situation
347

Reverence for Life
139
Chapter Four
159
Christianity among the Religions
174
Revelation and History Distinguished
362
INDEX OF NAMES
385
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About the author (2001)

Gregory W. Dawesis Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He is the editor of The Historical Jesus Quest: Landmarks in the Search for the Jesus of History.

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