The Quest of the Historical Jesus

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The quest of the historical Jesus : a critical study of its progress from Reimarus to Wrede by Albert Schweitzer. Originally published in German: Geschichte der Leben-Jesu-Forschung. A classic work of Biblical historical criticism. The original edition was translated into English by William Montgomery and published in 1910. A review of all prior work on the question of the "historical Jesus" starting with the late 18th century. Points out how Jesus' image had changed with the times and with the personal proclivities of the various authors. Concludes with a synopsis and interpretation. Takes the position that the life of Jesus must be interpreted in the light of Jesus' own convictions, characterized as those of "late Jewish eschatology."

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Albert Schweitzer is celebrated around the world as a European pioneer of medical service in Africa, a groundbreaking philosopher and musical scholar, and a catalyst of environmental and peace activism. He is the author of "Out of My Life and Thought".

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German

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