A Historian’s Jesus: Gerd Luedemann’s Reflections on the Jesus of History and Faith

Noted New Testament scholar Gerd Luedemann distills his understanding of the Jesus of history and notes the points where this reconstruction conflicts with church teachings. This essay provides a good example of the dramatic differences that exist between the academy and the church when the topic turns to the figure of Jesus.

Gerd Luedemann, “A Letter to Jesus: A Confession”