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Quest for the Historical Jesus: The First Complete Edition (Albert Schweitzer) Paperback Book, (Augsburg Fortress, 2001) 9780800632885
Quest for the Historical Jesus: The First Complete Edition (Albert Schweitzer) Paperback Book, (Augsburg Fortress, 2001) 9780800632885
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Title: The Quest for the Historical Jesus: The First Complete Edition

Author: Schweitzer, Albert

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress; Publication Date: 2001

Paperback; ISBN: 9780800632885

Volumes: 1; Pages: 608

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In this revised translation and retrieval of the full text of the revised German edition, Schweitzer describes and critiques eighteenth and nineteenth century attempts at retrieving the "Jesus of history" and stands at the crossroads of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to bring closure to the former, and to open the latter for New Testament scholarship. Schweitzer saw the problems of historiography, theology, and politics in the ways the issues were formulated--and the answers proposed--and refocused attention on Jesus' "eschatology" in a way abandoned by his predecessors. Issues of the messianic secret, the nature of the kingdom of God, and Jesus' mission are addressed.Because of the new invigorated study of Jesus in his first-century context, informed readers will desire Schweitzer as a reference point for the mistakes of the past and the possibilitites of new directions.Table of ContentsAn Appreciation of Albert SchweitzerEditor's NoteForeword to the Complete EditionPreface to the First EditionPreface to the Second EditionPreface to the Sixth EditionThe Quest of the Historical Jesus1. The Problem2. Hermann Samuel Reimarus3. The Lives of Jesus of Earlier Rationalism4. The Earliest Imaginative Lives of Jesus5. Fully Developed Rationalism--Paulus6. The Last Phase of Rationalism--Hase and Schleiermacher7. David Friedrich Strauss--The Man and his Fate8. Strauss's First 'Life of Jesus'9. Strauss's Opponents and Supporters10. The Markan Hypothesis11. Bruno Bauer12. Futher Imaginative Lives of Jesus13. Renan14. The 'Liberal' Lives of Jesus15. The Eschatological Question16. Against Eschatology17. Aramaic, Rabbinic, Buddhist18. The Quest of the Historical Jesus at the End of the Nineteenth Century19. The Criticism of the Modern Historical View by Wrede and Thoroughgoing Eschatology20. Descrption and Criticism of Wrede's Hypothesis21. The Solution of Thoroughgoing Eschatology22. The Most Recent Disputing of the Historicity of Jesus23. The Debate about the Historicity of Jesus24. 1907 to 191225. Conclusion NotesIndex of Names
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