The Quest of the Historical Jesus
by Albert Schweitzer
Publisher: Adam and Charles Black 1911
Number of pages: 436
Groundbreaking study that established the reputation of the famed theologian traces the search for the historical person of Jesus. Schweitzer examines works of more than fifty 18th- and 19th-century authors and scholars and concludes that many of the earlier historical reconstructions of Christ were largely fantasies.
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