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The Death of Jesus

4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
The author maintains that Jesus was crucified as a rebel because he was one of a long line of Kingdom of God activists who fought against Rome for a century--a movement either soft-pedaled or erased by later writers. Throughout the New Testament, Jesus is presented as a Jew preaching to Jews on matters of interest only to Jews; and it is the Jews who seem responsible for h ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published July 1st 1982 by Horizon Press (first published 1962)
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Erik Graff
Jan 31, 2014 Erik Graff rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Christians
Recommended to Erik by: no one
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This book was not written by a scholar specializing in the Christian Scriptures and the author seems unfamiliar with relevant texts outside the canon such as the Clementine Recognitions and the Nag Hamadi finds, but still this is an intelligent and quite well written exposition of what one might surmise about the last days of Jesus and of how what became Christianity radically differed from the faith practiced by him, his followers and family.

Little of this is new to me. Most is quite in keeping
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