At last! an account of the continuing quest of the historical Jesus that is readable but responsible, clear but penetrating. Professor Strimple has an intellegent commitment to the authority of the Gospels, and yet (or perhaps because of it) he is able to deal fairly with opposing viewpoints. Students will profit greatly from this book.
Professor Strimple has given us the best introductory survey of its kind. Thoroughhe covers all the bases. Penetrating--- he cuts to the heart of the issues. Clearhe separates the fundamental from the peripheral. Challenginghe demands that Gods people wrestle with tough questions. Uncompromisingly faithfulhis commitment to God and Gods Word is evident on every page.
Exposes, behind the high claims of scientific neutrality and excellence, the thoroughgoing religious and so often naturalistic presuppositions underlying the movement. . . . should be heard by a wide audience as we enter a new epoch of radical criticism.