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Bultmann, Rudolf 1884-1976

Works: 1,328 works in 4,802 publications in 12 languages and 82,853 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries  History  Sermons  Records and correspondence  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Dedicatee, Commentator, Contributor, Collector, Correspondent
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Most widely held works by Rudolf Bultmann
Primitive Christianity in its contemporary setting. by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

172 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work unites the immense erudition of the New Testament textual scholar with the boldness of the original thinker. The relations of primitive Christianity to the world of Judaism, of Greek philosophy and of Hellenism in which it arose and expanded are here examined with detailed care, but also with a firm grasp of the essentials. The contrast with Gnosticism is of especial interest
The Gospel of John : a commentary by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

224 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xv, 567p (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1986)
Jesus and the Word by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

149 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 9 languages and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kerygma and myth; a theological debate by Hans Werner Bartsch( Book )

57 editions published between 1953 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary German Protestant theologian's views on mythological elements in Christianity, followed by five critical essays by H. Thielicke, A. Farrer, and others
The history of the synoptic tradition by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

49 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The presence of eternity : history and eschatology by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

52 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesus Christ and mythology by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

35 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theology of the New Testament by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

162 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is difficult to overestimate the singularity of Rudolf Bultmann. Bultmann's Theology of the New Testament changed the course of New Testament interpretation and has continued to influence the field until today. As ambitious in scope as it is consistent in method, Bultmann's volume asks and provides answers to the big questions. Bultmann also found a way to wed a sober-minded commitment to historical reconstruction to his deep desire for the New Testament to speak to contemporary humans."--Publisher's website
Theology of the New Testament by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Geschichte der synoptischen Tradition by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

175 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HauptbeschreibungGerd Theißen bringt das Werk auf den heutigen Stand, indem er die Entwicklung der Diskussion seit dem Erscheinen dieses Klassikers mit großem didaktischen Geschick konzis und übersichtlich darstellt
Existence and faith : shorter writings of Rudolf Bultmann by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

36 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There would be no existentialism were not man concerned with the nature and destiny of his own existence. The fundamental principle of existential thinking is that man's existence precedes his essence. Essence - that abstraction by which traditional philosophy has sought to encompass the variety, immediacy, concreteness, and subjectivity of an individual human life - is for the existential thinker an irrelevance. Existential thinking has had its origins in the efforts of man to come to terms with his ultimate destiny. Such existential thinking - originating in the Bible and refined in the thought of St. Augustine, Pascal, Kierkegaard - was authentically religious. It is not unusual therefore that Rudolf Bultmann, one of the revolutionary innovators of twentieth-century theology, should have addressed himself to the problem of existence. Moreover, It is not unusual that the essays of Bultmann should reveal his abiding preoccupation with making clear the existential categories that underlie the faith of Christianity and the dilemmas of the modern man who would believe. Existence and Faith contains twenty hitherto untranslated essays which, although they range in content from 'Faith as Venture' and 'The Historicity of Man and Faith' to specific essays on 'Jesus and Paul' and 'The Sermon on the Mount and the Justice of the State, ' enjoy a unity imparted to them by Bultmann's passionate search for the meaning of human existence and faith"--Page 4 of cover
What is Christianity? by Adolf von Harnack( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harnack's work is considered by many experts in the field of theology to be unsurpassed. His approach is not meant to prove any set of dogmatic beliefs, as many Christian scholars set out to do, but is one of objectivity. His factual approach is not colored by the bias of trying to save souls or convert readers to the faith. He states early in the book that this is simply an historical approach to the question, What is Christianity? Subjects include The Leading Features of Jesus' Message, God the Father and the Infinite Value of the Human Soul, and large sections on The Gospel in Relation to Certain Problems, and The Gospel in History. He includes a fascinating study on how Roman Catholicism came into power during the 3rd to 6th centuries, and what facets or components of the Christian religion appeared during this time
Faith and understanding by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in English and German and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Johannine epistles : a commentary on the Johannine epistles by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myth and Christianity; an inquiry into the possibility of religion without myth by Karl Jaspers( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and German and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's greatest living philosophers debates with one of the world's foremost theologians an issue of the utmost importance to this generation: Can Christianity survive as a vital force in the modern world? According to Bultmann, leading Protestant existentialist and a practising minister, the traditional religion of the West can best be rescued from skepticism if its "mythological" elements are dropped and only their meanings retained. Jaspers, a found of "Existenz" philosophy, opposes this view and contends that religion without mythology is impossible. In the course of this discussion, a number of basic philosophical, religious and social questions are re-examined, with results that have already had a crucial effect on modern thought
New Testament and mythology and other basic writings by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Future of our religious past : essays in honour of Rudolf Bultmann by James M Robinson( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and German and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second letter to the Corinthians by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

30 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in German and English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This world and the beyond, Marburg sermons by Rudolf Bultmann( Book )

24 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Barth-Rudolf Bultmann letters, 1922-1966 by Karl Barth( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1982 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ρούντολφ Μπούλτμαν

Бультман, Рудольф 1884-1976

Рудолф Бултман

Рудольф Карл Бультман

רודולף בולטמן

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루돌프 불트만

볼트만, 루돌프 1884-1976

불트만, R. 1884-1976

불트만, 루돌프 칼 1884-1976

ブルトマン, R.

ブルトマン, R. K.

ブルトマン, R. K. 1884-1976

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The history of the synoptic traditionJesus Christ and mythologyTheology of the New TestamentWhat is Christianity?Faith and understandingThe Johannine epistles : a commentary on the Johannine epistlesMyth and Christianity; an inquiry into the possibility of religion without mythNew Testament and mythology and other basic writings