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Paul and Jesus

Paul and Jesus

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1909. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PAUL AND JESUS THE subject before us is by no means new, though its religious interest is ever fresh and has been revived recently and vigorously by the publication of Wrede's "Paulus."* In opposition to this book a series of publications have appeared within the last few years; of these I need mention for consideration only the works of Kolbing, Kaftan, and J ulicher. f In all of these we may trace more or less clearly the profound emotion which must have been aroused in every sensitive reader by Wrede's radical and uncompromising statements. Whether we are inclined or not to accept his fundamental ideas, the effect produced by his mode of exposition can only be described as staggering. We must, at any rate, submit to this impression, and attempt at least conditionally to adopt Wrede's standpoint, if we wish to appreciate the serious nature of the problem. In order to * Religionsgtschichtliche Volksbiicher, i, 5, 6. Tubingen, 1905. t P. Kolbing, "The Spiritual influence of the Man Jesus upon Paul." Gottingen, 1906. J. Kaftan, "Jesus and Paul" a friendly polemic directed against the volumes by D. Bousset and D. Wrede in the Religionsgesckichtliche Volhsbucher. Tubingen, 1906. A. JUlicher, "Paul and Jesus," Religionsgtschichtliche Velksbiicher, I, 14. Tubingen, 1907. B ' - i fc attain this mental attitude in the interest of the arguments we shall propose, we must now recall some of his main principles. Wrede's object is to overthrow the view predominant in modern theology, that Paul loyally and consistently expounded and developed the theology of Jesus. "Unless these two figures are to be deprived of all historical reality, it is obvious that the title 'Jesus' disciple ' is hardly applicable to Paul, if it is intended to express his hi...
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780217439237
Publisher: General Books
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 2 mm
Width: 186 mm
ISBN-10: 0217439233
Publisher Date: 01 Jan 2012
Height: 242 mm
No of Pages: 32
Series Title: English
Weight: 77 gr
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