Bibliographic Details

Ecce homo! : an eighteenth century life of Jesus : critical edition and revision of George Houston's translation from the French / Baron Paul Tiry d'Holbach ; Andrew Hunwick, editor.

Author / Creator Holbach, Paul Henri Thiry, baron d', 1723-1789.
Uniform title Histoire critique de Jésus Christ. English
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1995.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 343 pages)
Language English
Series History of religions in translation ; 1
History of religions in translation ; 1.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Early works to 1800.
Jesus Christ -- Rationalistic interpretations -- Early works to 1800.
Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christus.
Jesus Christ -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Jesus Christ -- Rationalistic interpretations -- Early works to 1800.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology.
Rationalistic interpretations of Jesus Christ.
Leven van Jezus.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Early works.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Hunwick, Andrew.
ISBN 9783110811414
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-330) and index.
Other form Print version: Holbach, Paul Henri Thiry, baron d', 1723-1789. Histoire critique de Jésus Christ. English. Ecce homo! 3110145219
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Preface
  • Chapter I. Account of the Jewish people and their prophets. Discussion of the prophecies relating to Jesus
  • Chapter II. Account of the birth of Jesus
  • Chapter III. Adoration of the Magi and shepherds. Massacre of the Innocents, and other circumstances which followed the birth of Jesus Christ
  • Chapter IV. Baptism of Jesus. In the desert. Commencement of his preaching and miracles. Wedding at Cana
  • Chapter V. Journey of Jesus to Jerusalem. The sellers driven out of the Temple. Conference with NicodemusChapter VI. Jesusâ€? adventure with the Samaritan woman. His journey and miracles in the land of the Gerasenes
  • Chapter VII. Jesus cures two persons possessed by devils. Miracle of the swine. Wonders performed by Jesus until the end of the first year of his mission
  • Chapter VIII. What Jesus did during his stay in Jerusalem, that is, at the second Passover of his mission
  • Chapter IX. Jesus works new miracles. Calling of the Twelve Apostles
  • Chapter X. Sermon on the Mount. Summary of Jesusâ€? moral code. Observations on that codeChapter XI. Actions and parables of Jesus. His relatives move against him. Journey of Jesus to Nazareth, and the success he had there
  • Chapter XII. Mission of the apostles. Instructions Jesus gave them. Miracles he worked until the end of the second year of his own mission
  • Chapter XIII. Jesus returns to Galilee about the time of the third Passover of his mission. What he did until the time he left
  • Chapter XIV. Jesus shows himself in Jerusalem. He is forced to leave it. Resurrection of Lazarus. Triumphant entry of Jesus. His retreat to the Garden of Olives. The Lordâ€?s Supper. He is arrestedChapter XV. Trial and condemnation of Jesus. His punishment and death
  • Chapter XVI. Resurrection of Jesus. His conduct until his Ascension. Examination of the proofs of the Resurrection
  • Chapter XVII. General reflections on the life of Jesus. Preaching of the apostles. Conversion of St Paul. Establishment of Christianity. Persecution it suffers. Causes of its progress
  • Chapter XVIII. Account of Christianity from Constantine to the present dayAppendix A. Letter from Alessandro Verri to Cesare Beccaria (26 November 1766)
  • Appendix B (Preface n. 24). Apocryphal gospels
  • Appendix C (Preface, n. 34). The Nicene Council of a.d. 325
  • Appendix D (chapter I n. 44) Old Testament prophecies
  • Appendix E (chapter I n. 44, referring to Appendix D n. 4) Lipmann-MÃ?hlhausen, Liber nizzacbon vetus
  • Appendix F (chapter I n. 44, referring to Appendix D n. 5). Munimen fidei, second part
  • Appendix G (chapter II n. 11). The virgin birth