The Making of the Christian MythCommencing in mid February 2004, SBS TV (Australia) will run a twoGÇôpart documentary based on this title.In this groundbreaking and controversial book, Burton Mack brilliantly exposes how the Gospels are fictional mythologies created by different communities for various purposes and are only distantly related to the actual historical Jesus.MackGÇÿs innovative scholarship which boldly challenges traditional Christian understandingGÇÿ will change the way you approach the New Testament and think about how Christianity arose.The clarity of MackGÇÿs prose and the intelligent pursuit of his subject make compelling reading. MackGÇÿs investigation of the various groups and strands of the early Christian community out of which were generated the texts of ChristianityGÇÿs first anthology of religious literature and makes sense of a topic that has been confusing.
Who Wrote the New Testament?: The Making of the Christian Myth
The Making of the Christian Myth
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