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 story of the baby being born in a stable at Bethlehem because there was no room for him at the inn is one of the most powerful myths ever given to the human race . A myth , however , is what it is . Even if we insist on taking every ...
There is no historical method in existence which could possibly establish where Jesus was born , or who his parents were , or how his mother came to be pregnant . It is probably true to say that the story of the Virginal conception of ...
To Luke we owe the charming detail that when Jesus had been born , his mother laid him in a manger , though the idea that Jesus was born in a stable belongs to folk - tale rather than to the New Testament . Luke says that Mary laid her ...
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