Speaker: David Barber

Teaching the Historical Jesus

Teaching the Historical Jesus Last year, David Barber was assigned as a teaching assistant to a philosophy course on contemporary historical Jesus research. The class was a learning experience for him. Not surprisingly, historians best accounts of the life and teachings of Jesus do not have much in common with the Sunday School stories of …

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COMPLICITY AND THE LIMITS OF FORGIVENESS In simply living our lives, we find that we are complicit in a variety of wrongs. This continuous complicity can deaden us morally, making us insensitive to the violence of modern life. But there is in fact no morally viable way to be forgiven or freed of this complicity, …

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