Again, kudos to Gerd, and I hope that other scholars studying the historical Jesus will step up and respond in kind.Let me draw attention, therefore, to the fine review article by my colleague Richard Hays in the current issue of First Things (August / September 2007), headed "Benedict and the Biblical Jesus". It's not yet available online, though it should be in due course. I think he gets the tone exactly right.
Sunday, September 09, 2007
Hays on Benedict on Jesus
April DeConick and others have been commenting on Pope Benedict's recent book on Jesus, and Gerd Lüdemann's review of it; April remarks: