To what extent should the historical Jesus reconstructed by scholars be normative for Christian faith today? A couple of decades ago, the Jesus Seminar made headlines in claiming to (ahem) “scientifically” – that is, using the neutral tools of the historical craft – free the true Jesus from the churchy, dogmatic accretions of the centuries.…

via The Historical Jesus vs. the Word of God — Drew McIntyre | Plowshares Into Swords

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