Posts Tagged by flesh and blood
The story of Lazarus deserves special attention. Did not Spinoza say that he would break his system in pieces if he could be convinced of the reality of this event?
|November 20, 2011||Posted by webmaster under All text of Schweitzer Quest Jesus, chapter eleven||
It is the same with the transfiguration. The group in which the heroic representatives of the Law and the Prophets stand as supporters of the Saviour, was modelled by the earliest Evangelist. In order to place it in the proper light and to give becoming splendour to its great subject, he has introduced a number […]
John the Baptist had probably come forth from among the Essenes, and he preached a spiritualised Kingdom of Heaven
|November 17, 2011||Posted by webmaster under All text of Schweitzer Quest Jesus, chapter twelve||
As regards the question of the sources, Ghillany occupies very nearly the Tübingen standpoint, except that he holds Matthew to be later than Luke, and Mark to be extracted, not from these Gospels in their present form, but from their sources. John is not authentic. The worship offered to Jesus after His death by the Christian community is, according to Ghillany, […]
In the synagogue at Capernaum He drives many from Him, offended by the saying about eating and drinking His flesh and blood.
|November 17, 2011||Posted by webmaster under All text of Schweitzer Quest Jesus, chapter thirteen||
This Life of Jesus is introduced by a kind of prelude. Jesus had been living in Galilee before He came to the Baptist; when He heard of the latter’s success He went to him with His little company of followers. They were both young, and Jesus became the imitator of the Baptist. Fortunately the latter soon disappeared from […]
Jesus and His immediate followers were, at that time, in an enthusiastic state of intense eschatological expectation
|November 4, 2011||Posted by webmaster under All text of Schweitzer Quest Jesus, chapter nineteen||
We must always make a fresh effort to realise to ourselves, that Jesus and His immediate followers were, at that time, in an enthusiastic state of intense eschatological expectation. We must picture them among the people, who were filled with penitence for their sins, and with faith in the Kingdom, hourly expecting the coming of the Kingdom, and […]