D. THEOL., D. PHIL., D. MED.
From the First German Edition "Von Reimarus zu Wrede," 1906.
With a Preface by F. C. Burkitt, D.D.
First English Edition, 1910.
Published in Great Britain by A. & C. Black, Ltd.
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|1. The Problem||1|
|2. Hermann Samuel Reimarus||13|
|3. The Lives of Jesus of the Earlier Rationalism||27|
|4. The Earliest Fictitious Lives of Jesus||38|
|5. Fully Developed Rationalism - Paulus||48|
|6. The Last Phase of Rationalism - Hase and Schleiermacher||58|
|7. David Friedrich Strauss - The Man and his Fate||68|
|8. Strauss's First "Life of Jesus"||78|
|9. Strauss's Opponents and Supporters||96|
|10. The Marcan Hypothesis||121|
|11. Bruno Bauer||137|
|12. Further Imaginative Lives of Jesus||161|
|14. The "Liberal" Lives of Jesus||193|
|15. The Eschatological Question||223|
|16. The Struggle against Eschatology||242|
|17. Questions regarding the Aramaic Language, Rabbinic Parallels, and Buddhistic Influence||270|
|18. The Position of the Subject at the Close of the Nineteenth Century||294|
|19. Thoroughgoing Scepticism and Thoroughgoing Eschatology||330|
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