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The Gospel of the Beloved Disciple

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Not another novel about Jesus or harmonizing of the traditional Gospels, this is the first full, all-new Gospel since the fourth century. As James Carse says, "What is needed, now as before, is imagination, but imagination that takes no more liberty with the known historical material than the earlier gospels themselves took".And what imagination he displays: The book opens ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published September 1st 1997)
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james carse is an amazing guy (author and human being alike). i have the great fortune of being only a phone call or two away from any sort of incredible conversation with this man; you know, each of the parables in this book is ORIGINAL. as far as i can tell, you don't have to be any sort of religious denomination to appreciate this.
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James P. Carse was a Professor of Religion at New York University.
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