Neuhaus, Richard John
June 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1995, Issue 54, p65
Focuses on the efforts by several scholars to describe and trace the history of Jesus. Emergence of a new quest for the historical Jesus; Depiction of Jesus by different scholars; Belief by Paul Tillich that the attempt of historical criticism to find the empirical truth about Jesus of Nazareth was a failure.


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