The Quest of the Historical Jesus

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The Quest of the Historical Jesus  (1906) 
by Albert Schweitzer, translated by William Montgomery
Translation of Von Reimarus zu Wrede: Eine Geschichte der Leben-Jesu-Forschung (1906). Schweitzer interprets the life of Jesus in relation to Jesus' personal eschatological recordings.

CONTENTS

chap.     page
I. The Problem  . . .  1
II. Hermann Samuel Reimarus  . . .  13
III. The Lives of Jesus of the Earlier Rationalism  . . .  27
IV. The Earliest Fictitious Lives of Jesus  . . .  38
V. Fully Developed Rationalism—Paulus  . . .  48
VI.
 
The Last Phase of Rationalism—Hase and
Schleiermacher
 
 . . . 
 
58
VII. David Friedrich Strauss—The Man and his Fate  . . .  68
VIII. Strauss's first Life of Jesus  . . .  78
IX. Strauss's Opponents and Supporters  . . .  97
X. The Marcan Hypothesis  . . .  121
XI. Bruno Bauer  . . .  137
XII. Further Imaginative Lives of Jesus  . . .  161
XIII. Renan  . . .  180
XIV. The "Liberal" Lives of Jesus  . . .  193
XV. The Eschatological Question  . . .  222
XVI. The Struggle against Eschatology  . . .  241
XVII.
 
Questions regarding the Aramaic Language,
Rabbinic Parallels, and Buddhistic Influence
 
 . . . 
 
269

XVIII.
 
The Position of the Subject at the Close of the
Nineteenth Century
 
 . . . 
 
293
XIX.
 
Thoroughgoing Scepticism and Thoroughgoing
Eschatology
 
 . . . 
 
328
XX. Results  . . .  396
Index of Authors and Works, including reference to English Translations  
 . . . 
 
403
This is a translation and has a separate copyright status from the original text. The license for the translation applies to this edition only.
Original:
This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1965, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 30 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

 
Translation:
This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1930, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.