A critical study of its progress from reimarus to wrede. Jesus many faces the historical jesus from jesus to. The quest of the historical jesus a critical study of its progress from reimarus to wrede by albert schweitzer privatdocent in new testament studies in the university of strassburg translated by w. The premise is that the quest for the historical jesus has always been closely related to the christian search for god, and that this is both good and necessary, provided that one properly understands the relationship between history and theology and does not confuse the two. The quest of the historical jesus wikisource, the free. Robinsons 1959 book a new quest for the historical jesus was reprinted numerous times, indicating the high level of interest in the. Pdf download the quest of the historical jesus free. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Symposium the historical jesus from jesus to christ.
The masterly survey of the literature on the life of jesus up to the publication of this book, the quest of the historical jesus, is unsurpassed. No one is any longer in the position to write a life of jesus. Patterson develops s theology that might properly be called a jesus theology and it is here that his contribution to the discussions of and about jesus makes it a most distinctive contribution. The quest of the historical jesus by albert schweitzer, 9780801859342, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. The quest of the historical jesus by albert schweitzer. This book is a little dated, and a bit dry, but it is a really good overview of the 3rd quest for the historical jesus.
Schweitzers book does not pretend to be an impartial survey. The quest of the historical jesus project gutenberg. The first quest for the historical jesus was marked with attempts to salvage christ s teachings while tossing out his miracles. The historical jesus scholar claudia setzer explores the discoveries and controversies of the present 1990s quest, comparing it to earlier intense periods of inquiry into jesus life.
Schweitzers work has proved the touchstone for all subsequent quests for the jesus of history. The quest of the historical jesus paperback february 11, 2005 by albert schweitzer author. The misguided quest for the historical jesus and the. The quest for the historical jesus consists of academic efforts to determine what words and. I was looking for a book on the historical jesus and if he really existed as we know him. Norrisian professor of divinity in the university of cambridge second english edition london. While the ecclesiastical doctrines had veiled the authentic history of jesus the nazareth, in schweitzers view, the historical investigation of jesuss life throughout the. Albert schweitzer, the quest of the historical jesus 2nd german edition 19. The 3 quests for the historical jesus zondervan academic. Bishop robert barron the quest for the historical jesus. These attempts at constructing a biography of jesus came to be known as the first quest for the historical jesus, a term effectively coined by albert schweitzers book which was originally titled the quest of the historical jesus.
Top 10 books on the historical jesus history matters. In this masterwork the author discusses with great erudition historicity as contained in the synoptic gospels and theology as in the fourth gospel. It was argued that jesus was a man, not the son of godby that, he simply meant that we are all the children of godand he only proclaimed the love of god and the brotherhood of all human beings. Quest for the historical jesus and the truth of the traditional gospels reprint by luke timothy johnson isbn. The quest of the historical jesus schweitzer, albert, montgomery, w. Buy a cheap copy of the quest of the historical jesus book.
The preface and first chapter are a survey of the first. The quest of the historical jesus by albert schweitzer goodreads. The quest of the historical metatron yale divinity school. Schweitzer interprets the life of jesus in relation to jesus personal eschatological recordings. A monument in historical jesus studies in this revised translation and retrieval of the full text of the revised german edition, schweitzer. There are a lot of books on this subject, and i felt this was the best one i. The quest of the historical jesus is a 1906 work of biblical historical criticism written by albert. English, 2001 this great polymath achieved the seemingly impossible in writing a sprawling history of jesus research in the 18th and 19th centuries that ended up as one of the most fascinating books on jesus ever written. Friends, jesus has naturally been a key person of interest for western thought, but over the last few hundred years, there have been some major shifts in what scholars describe as the quest for the historical jesus.957 318 1216 1181 1504 967 838 611 270 422 1149 732 469 1585 192 1166 1176 1058 633 1056 776 908 562 531 1291 1380 1343 376 449 400 1080 1300 23 643 154 319 911