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Who Wrote the New Testament?

Burton L Mack

Who Wrote the New Testament?

Burton L Mack

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Burton Mack, the most radical of the premier Jesus scholars, details how the Christian myth was created. 2 maps.

- Publisher The Making of the Christian Myth^ Commencing in mid February 2004, SBS TV (Australia) will run a two-part 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. ^ Mack's innovative scholarship which boldly challenges traditional Christian understanding' will change the way you approach the New Testament and think about how Christianity arose.^ The clarity of Mack's prose and the intelligent pursuit of his subject make compelling reading. Mack's investigation of the various groups and strands of the early Christian community out of which were generated the texts of Christianity's first anthology of religious literature and makes sense of a topic that has been confusing.^

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Burton Mack, the most radical of the premier Jesus scholars, details how the Christian myth was created. 2 maps.
- Publisher

The Making of the Christian Myth^ Commencing in mid February 2004, SBS TV (Australia) will run a two-part 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. ^ Mack's innovative scholarship which boldly challenges traditional Christian understanding' will change the way you approach the New Testament and think about how Christianity arose.^ The clarity of Mack's prose and the intelligent pursuit of his subject make compelling reading. Mack's investigation of the various groups and strands of the early Christian community out of which were generated the texts of Christianity's first anthology of religious literature and makes sense of a topic that has been confusing.^
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Meet the Author

Burton L Mack

Burton L. Mack is John Wesley Professor of the New Testament at the school of Theology at Claremont and the author of "The Lost Gospel: The Book Q and Christian Origin" and "A Myth of Innocence: Mark and Christian Origins.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 235281
  • Product Code 0060655186
  • EAN 9780060655181
  • Pages 336
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Harperone
  • Publication Date May 1996
  • Dimensions 239 x 152 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.476kg

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