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Since its original publication in 1994 as a two-volume hardcover boxed set, "The Death of the Messiah" has lived up to early expectations and become the benchmark by which any future study of the Passion narratives will be measured. Now available in paperback, Raymond E. Brown's masterful study examines every d
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Paperback, 752 pages
Published December 18th 1998 by Yale University Press
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One of our finest Biblical scholars looks at the Passion narratives.

Raymond Brown lovingly and thoroughly takes apart the Passion narratives and puts them back together again. Knowing how much famous Catholic writers like Thomas Merton struggled with the church censors, its remarkable that Brown was allowed to write as honestly as he has. To quote Marcus Borg, Brown "takes the Bible seriously, but not literally".

One of the great revelations for me was his including the Gospel of Peter in his com
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Roman Catholic priest, member of Society of Saint-Sulpice and a prominent biblical scholar, esteemed by not only his colleagues of the same confession. One of the first Roman Catholic scholars to apply historical-critical analysis to the Bible.
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