Fawcett Columbine, 1993 - 269 من الصفحات
"Extraordinarily entertaining...Learned, witty...Wilson Ýis ̈ a gifted novelist and diligent biographer."
NEW YORK NEWSDAY
Sifting through 2,000 years of myth, miracle, sacred and profane texts, Biblical commentary, and archeological scholarship, A.N. Wilson overturns long-cherished legends about every aspect of Jesus' life. What emerges is a vivid, gripping narrative that combines impeccable scholarship with the dazzling intuitions of a brilliant literary mind. In JESUS: A LIFE, we discover anew the true beauty and wrenching drama of the life of the central figure in Western civilization.
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The gentile Church which grew up after the first generation of witnesses had died would have had no understanding of these firstgeneration Jewish followers of the Way ' , as they called their discipleship of Jesus .
But these are , of course , modern Jewish preoccupations , relating to a time when the Jews lived chiefly among the Gentiles . A version of the debate must have existed , in the life of a Hellenized , civilised Jew of the empire ...
They survived in pockets large enough pockets to be denounced by the Gentile Christians in the next century , but their ... among Gentiles who had no ancestral reason for accepting Judaism and no wish to submit to circumcision .
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
JESUS: A Lifeمعاينة المستخدمين - Kirkus
The prolific novelist (Daughters of Albion, 1991, etc.) and biographer (C.S. Lewis, 1990, etc.) turns his attention to the historical Jesus, a biographical subject out of fashion among contemporary ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - neurodrew - LibraryThing
I have been motivated, over the past month, to read about Christianity. This volume is, in a sense, revisionist. It purports to discuss the latest scholarship as of the date of its publication, 1995 ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله