BRUNO BAUER: Criticism of the Gospels and History of their Origin – in English

I promised myself long ago that if I ever found software capable of reading and translating Old German fonts then my first priority would be to translate Bruno Bauer’s Kritik der Evangelien und Geschichte ihres Ursprungs = Critique of the Gospels and a History of their Origin. 

I have now completed that task. All six books in the three volumed work are here translated.

It’s mostly machine translated but still quite readable, I think. If you would like to suggest smoother translations of any passages do leave a comment or email me. Thanks again.

Where there are footnotes I have coloured the row to make it easier to follow the page order in table format.

The volumes were originally published in 1850-1851.


First Book: The Fourth Gospel

Second Book: The Birth and Childhood of Jesus

Third Book: The Original Prehistory

Fourth Book: Public Activity of Jesus

Fifth Book: The Conclusion and Completion of Jesus’ Public Ministry.

First Section: The Elijah Deeds of Jesus

Second Section: The Explicit Revelation of Jesus as the Messiah

Third Section: Jesus’ Ministry in Jerusalem

Sixth Book: The Suffering, Death and Resurrection of Jesus

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