Criteria for Authenticity in Historical-Jesus Research
Historical-Jesus research continues to captivate the interests of scholars, and recently, there has been renewed discussion of the criteria for authenticity. The first half of this volume reviews the state of play in historical-Jesus research and examines the criteria in particular. One chapter is devoted to the so-called 'Quests', and a second critically charts the development of the criteria in the light of form criticism. One of the conclusions of this part of the volume is that several criteria, especially those based on linguistics, need re-evaluation. The second half of the volum
eBook, English, 2014
Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2014
Library of New Testament studies, v. 191
1 online resource (305 pages).
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; Part I: PREVIOUS DISCUSSION; Chapter 1: THE 'THIRD QUEST' FOR THE HISTORICAL JESUS AND THE CRITERIA FOR AUTHENTICITY; Chapter 2: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE CRITERIA FOR AUTHENTICITY AND THE RISE OF FORM (AND REDACTION) CRITICISM; Chapter 3: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CRITERIA FOR AUTHENTICITY; Part II: NEW PROPOSALS; Chapter 4: THE CRITERION OF GREEK LANGUAGE AND ITS CONTEXT; Excursus: A Response to Maurice Casey on the Languages of Jesus; Chapter 5: THE CRITERION OF GREEK TEXTUAL VARIANCE. Excursus: Corrections to Two Recent PapersChapter 6: THE CRITERION OF DISCOURSE FEATURES; CONCLUSION; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z