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Bibil Identifier bibil:221069
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Quest of the Historical Jesus: A Revisionist History through the Lens of Jewish-Christian Relations
Author Le Donne, Anthony
Journal Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus (Volume: 10, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 63-86 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This essay challenges the standard paradigm for the intellectual history of ‘Jesus Quests’ popularized by Albert Schweitzer and mimicked by almost every survey since. I argue that historical reconstruction begins at least with Augustine (perhaps sooner) and with an eye to Jewish-Christian relations. By analyzing key moments in the intellectual history of Jesus studies, I argue that a common thread has been Jewish-Christian relations. This thread suggests that an important (perhaps seminal) impetus for study of the historical Jesus before the Enlightenment and through to the modern period has been largely neglected by the standard ‘Jesus Quests’ paradigm.
DOI 10.1163/174551911X618894
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Jesus : Historical Jesus
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : History of Interpretation and Reception : Important Persons : 20th century : Schweitzer, Albert
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Dialogue between Jews and Christians
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