Lightfoot the Historian: The Nature and Role of History in the Life and Thought of J.B. Lightfoot (1828-1889) as Churchman and Scholar

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Mohr Siebeck, 1998 - 465 pages
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"This is the first full length scholarly treatment of the life and work of J. B. Lightfoot. Using large quantities of unpublished sources Geoffrey R. Treloar presents a picture of Lightfoot in relation to the social and cultural conditions of his day and explains the breakthrough the achieved for the higher criticism of the New Testament in the English Church."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
 

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Contents

Liverpool and Birmingham
26
Trinity College Cambridge
38
History as Theology
60
The Intensification of History The Bible and History
93
All Things Are Yours The Usefulness of History
131
History as Ideology
163
Representatives of God to Men and Men to God
198
An Ensign for the Nations History and
240
History as Method
273
The Apostle to the Gentiles History and Paul
305
not great writers but great characters History
336
Conclusion
372
Bibliography
394
Index of Authors
444
Index of Biblical Passages
451
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