The Historical New Testament: Being the Literature of the New Testament Arranged in the Order of Its Literary Growth and According to the Dates of the Documents
T. & T. Clark, 1901 - 724 páginas
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It is not the Word of God. It is as our Confession properly defines it, the Word of
God written. The growth and transmission of this record of revelation, under the
ordinary conditions of human life, constitute a whole series of problems and ...
As it has often been remarked, their motto might be the words, eic iriarew; eh
iriarriv. Their general purpose is not to convert. On the contrary, presupposing a
certain knowledge of Jesus and faith in him, they aim at developing these by ...
Their raison d'itre lay in the authoritative and binding power exercised by the
words of Jesus over the primitive community from the very beginning, as well as
in the need, stirred by exigencies of time and place, for possessing ...
One consisted in exhibiting the historical record of Jesus' words and life. By
means of this, some credible and plain evidence was afforded for the historical
basis underlying the new faith. Every catechumen and convert would receive
But this fact has to be qualified, not only by the consideration just mentioned, but
also by the other fact that this slowness to commit the history of Jesus to writing
was due less to a suspicion of the written word as an adequate representation, ...
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