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Jesus: The Human Face of God

Jesus:  The Human Face of God

by Jay Parini,
The Boston Globe, December 25, 2013

In the wake of a substantial body of historical and textual studies by scholars of religion, pointing to inconsistencies in the Gospel accounts and the paucity of undisputed facts about Christ, theologian Rudolf Bultmann concluded in the 1930s that "we can know almost nothing concerning the life and personality of Jesus."


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