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The Words of Jesus and Skepticism

One of the commonly cited reasons for suspending judgment on the words of Jesus is that studies seeking to authenticate the words of Jesus tend to be concerned only with methods for authenticating the words and less interested in what is actually said in the Gospels. 390 more words

Jesus

FUNK'S 21 THESES - 'THE COMING RADICAL REFORMATION'

The Coming Radical Reformation: Twenty-One Theses

by the late Robert W. Funk, founder – leader of the Jesus Seminar. (published in 1998)

Theology

1. The God of the metaphysical age is dead. 1,487 more words

Theology

THE DOUBTS OF ROBERT FUNK OF THE JESUS SEMINAR

Zingcreed tries to be even-handed.

While supporting the conclusions of the Jesus Seminar as expressed in their 3 main books,(i,ii,iii) I’m well aware that, even though it consists of about 200 of America’s top biblical scholars, the Seminar’s work is not received with universal acclaim by all in the church. 1,272 more words

Authentic Words Of Jesus

JESUS'S 15 AUTHENTIC SERMONS

Zingcreed is looking at the Jesus Seminar’s database (i) of ‘red-letter’ sayings of Jesus of Nazareth. As described in the first of these 11 Posts ‘ 1,135 more words

Authentic Words Of Jesus

Who were the Jesus Seminar? Should anyone have taken them seriously?

Was having a conversation Sunday evening with the woman I am mentoring and she brought up the Jesus Seminar – a small group of naturalistic, pluralistic academics. 906 more words

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The Mustard Seed

The thirteenth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew contains a number of parables about the Kingdom of Heaven. Elsewhere, this kingdom is described as the Kingdom of God, a term that will be used in the continuing discussion. 788 more words

Christianity

JESUS'S 8 AUTHENTIC HEALING MESSAGES

Zingcreed continues with its 11-Post interpretation of the Jesus Seminar’s database of Jesus’s authentic words (i). This is my ‘category 6′, Healing Messages. If you don’t know what this is all about check out the first Post of the sequence “ 410 more words

Authentic Words Of Jesus