Original Research

Historical understanding and rethinking the foundations

Jurie le Roux
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 63, No 3 | a241 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v63i3.241 | © 2007 Jurie le Roux | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 06 May 2007 | Published: 07 May 2007

About the author(s)

Jurie le Roux, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Full Text:

PDF (121KB)

Share this article

Bookmark and Share


This article contributes to the fundamental rethinking of New Testament scholarship being undertaken by New Testament scholars attached to the University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa. The thrust of the article holds that the historical Jesus research is of the utmost importance and it puts the emphasis on the individuality of an event and the contribution of nineteenth century reflection on history. As point of departure and further elaboration it accentuates the notion that history writing must be a form of homecoming.


No related keywords in the metadata.


Total abstract views: 2884
Total article views: 2127

Crossref Citations

No related citations found.