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By Martin Bauspiess, Christof Landmesser, David Lincicum, Peter C. Hodgson, Robert F. Brown

This quantity presents a reconstruction of Baur's contributions to precise fields of study. It deals a multi-faceted photo of his considering, that allows you to stimulate modern discussion.


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118 Baur was unhappy about this “preface,” but he found in it as little occasion to defend Strauss as he did in other articles that mentioned his student or were devoted to very critical literature about the Leben Jesu. However, on 4 and 7 May an article appeared on “The Future of Our Theology,”119 which in its second part also attacked Baur. In a fashion similar to the “preface,” the unknown author120 refers to the “decisive year of 1830” as evoking Napoleon and the French Revolution. , 10. , 20.

84 With the results of his investigation, which showed that the Pastoral Epistles could not be attributed to the Apostle Paul, Baur must have also reckoned on an intense opposition to it, even though his topic was by no means as highly charged emotionally as was the critique of the history of Jesus. Shortly after the appearance of this work, Baur became involved in an internal dispute. ”85 Toward the end of the year its chairman Steudel posed a question occasioned first and foremost by the Leben Jesu: How should the Protestant Christian react to the present danger to the Christian faith occasioned by recent scholarly phenomena, especially inasmuch as the information people get about these phenomena threatens to disturb people’s faith?

43 (ET 79). Strauss to Baur, 17 November 1846 (Barnikol, “Briefwechsel” [n. 9], 117–20). , 117. , 117–18. , 118. Ibid. , 118–19. ), D. F. ”218 A F T E R TH E “RENUNCIATION LETTER ” OF 1846 It is understandable that, despite the conciliatory conclusion of this very clear renunciation, Baur no longer chose to write Strauss directly. 219 In his letter Baur first reinforces his judgment in the Lehrbuch der Dogmengeschichte and defends his use of the categories “positive” and “negative,” in order then to enter into more detail about gospel criticism.

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