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Robert W. Funk

Date of Birth 18-July-1926
Place of Birth Evansville
(Vanderburgh County, Indiana, Center Township, Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky tri-state area, United States of America, Area codes 812 and 930)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Robert Funk, Robert Walter Funk
Robert W. Funk, was an American biblical scholar, founder of the controversial Jesus Seminar and the nonprofit Westar Institute in Santa Rosa, California. Funk, an academic, sought to promote research and education on what he called biblical literacy. His approach to hermeneutics was historical-critical, with a strongly skeptical view of orthodox Christian belief, particularly concerning historical Jesus. He and his peers described Jesus' parables as containing shocking messages that contradicted established religious attitudes.

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