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During the course of the historicist Enlightenment, the early Christian tradition of J. became the subject of an in-depth study of the sources. Next to the dogmatic unity of the divine and human nature of J. Christ, there appeared the question of the historical Jesus, which seeks the authentic historical figure of J. within the context of contemporary Judaism. At the same tim…

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Stegemann, Ekkehard (Basle), “Jesus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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