I'm conducting a secular look at the historical Jesus scholarship over six nights at Council of Adult Education (CAE) in Melbourne CBD, Australia. Alex McCullie.
Tuesday 6-7.30pm 25 May 25 to 29 June 2010 6 night course (one per week) in covering the following: * Review of research over the last 300 years with particular emphasis on last 100 years since Albert Schweiter’s book ‘The Quest of the Historical Jesus’ (1906). * Nature of historical research, including use of Christian and non-Christian sources and treatment of miracle claims with a close look at the Resurrection story. * Society, politics, and religions of early first century Palestine and Middle East. * How Jesus, the man, is profiled by today’s scholars – disagreements and consensus. * Criticisms and future directions of the Jesus research