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Modern Search for the Real Jesus

3.39  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Paperback, 172 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by P & R Publishing
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Zack
Feb 19, 2017 Zack rated it really liked it
Dry, but helpful and clear. Could be revised a bit more to cut out certain superfluous sections. Otherwise, accomplishes its aim of providing a short survey of recent critical approaches to the New Testament.
Chris Comis
Great summaries of the various Gospel critics and the traditions (and sub-traditions) that spun off from them. Strimple is a great scholar and his acumen shines through in this work. Of course, it probably needs to be updated at this point.
Andy Smith
Sep 14, 2013 Andy Smith rated it it was amazing
An excellent and well-written summary of the criticism of modern scholarship in relation to the Gospels, and in Synecdoche, the Scripture in general. A fantastic read that will also passively introduce the reader to modern philosophy, linguistics, and interpretation.
Jared Mcnabb
Sep 23, 2014 Jared Mcnabb rated it liked it
Shelves: seminary-text
This was ok, not great. Being 20 years old, it's dated and does not cover important movements in the past 2 decades. It's fine for historical survey of past movements. His discussion on Bultmann and his followers is perhaps the best part of the book.
Nathan White
Oct 11, 2013 Nathan White rated it liked it
A broad overview of the history of Gospel Criticism. A good introductory on the topic. But the purpose of the book is not to formally offer a rebuttal.
JR McCravy
Jun 07, 2014 JR McCravy rated it liked it
Good, but not great. It accomplishes its stated purpose, which is a fly-by overview, so I guess that counts for something.
Charlie
Jun 21, 2013 Charlie rated it liked it
Shelves: biblical-studies
A decent if somewhat bland and hostile introduction to Gospels criticism. Unfortunately, this book is likely to be used in a classroom to convince students just to avoid critical questions.
Brian Whited
Dec 06, 2010 Brian Whited rated it liked it
Shelves: theology
Scholarly work covering the different way theologians (conservative and liberal) have interpreted who Jesus is.
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Andy Littleton
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Excellent little summary on how modern gospel criticism has come to be what it is today.
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Really good...4 stars if it was the kind of book you give four stars.
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