The Person of Christ
The Person of Christ
Philip Schaff

Table of Contents


Title Page

PREFACE.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

INTRODUCTORY.

LITERATURE.

THE PERSON OF CHRIST.

HIS CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH.

HIS TRAINING.

HIS PUBLIC LIFE.

HIS FREEDOM FROM SIN.

HIS PERFECT HOLINESS.

UNITY OF VIRTUE AND PIETY.

COMPLETENESS AND UNIVERSALITY OF HIS CHARACTER.

HARMONY OF ALL GRACES AND VIRTUES IN CHRIST.

HIS PASSION AND CRUCIFIXION.

SUMMARY.

CHRIST'S OWN TESTIMONY CONCERNING HIMSELF.

EXAMINATION OF FALSE THEORIES.

I.--The Unitarian Theory.

II.--The Hypothesis of Imposture.

III.--The Theory of Enthusiasm or Self-deception.

IV.--The Rationalistic Explanation.

V.--The Theory of Poetical Fiction.

THE MYTHICAL HYPOTHESIS OF STRAUSS.

THE LEGENDARY HYPOTHESIS.--RENAN.

CONCLUSION.

CRITICAL NOTES.

POSTSCRIPT.

COLLECTION OF TESTIMONIES OF UNBELIEVERS.

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.

PONTIUS PILATE AND HIS WIFE.

THE CENTURION AT THE CROSS.

JUDAS, THE TRAITOR.

FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS.

THE TALMUD.

THE HEATHEN WRITERS AGAINST CHRISTIANITY.

TACITUS AND PLINY.

CELSUS AND LUCIAN.

PORPHYRY.

JULIAN THE APOSTATE.

THOMAS CHUBB.

DENIS DIDEROT.

JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU.

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE.

WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING.

DAVID FREDERICK STRAUSS.

THEODORE PARKER.

F. PECAUT.

ERNEST RENAN.

FRANCES POWER COBBE.




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