Jesus, Criteria, And The Demise Of Authenticity
Criteria of authenticity, whose roots go back to before the pioneering work of Albert Schweitzer, have become a unifying feature of the so-called Third Quest for the Historical Jesus, finding a prominent and common place in the research of otherwise differing scholars. More recently, however, scholars from different methodological frameworks have expressed discontent with this approach to the hist...
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: T&T Clark; 1 edition (August 30, 2012)
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“The realistic scholarship on the various historical criteria and their difficulties is honestly evaluated here with no punches pulled, and credit given where it is deserved. An honest and honestly excellent intriguing and well worth reading book. I l...”
rical Jesus. In the past five years, these expressions of discontent have reached a fever pitch.The internationally renowned authors of this book examine the nature of this new debate and present the findings in a cohesive way aimed directly at making the coalface of Historical Jesus research accessible to undergraduates and seminary students. The book's larger ramifications as a thorough end to the Third Quest will provide a pressure valve for thousands of scholars who view historical Jesus studies as outmoded and misguided. This book has the potential to guide Jesus studies beyond the Third Quest and demand to be consulted by any scholar who discards, adopts, or adapts historical criteria.