Jesus--One Hundred Years Before Christ

Jesus--One Hundred Years Before Christ : A Study in Creative Mythology

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It is commonly believed that the story of Jesus as told in the Gospels contains elements of fiction and myth, but in this ground-breaking and controversial book, Alvar Ellegard argues that even those ideas agreed to be the basic facts about the life of Jesus are fictional: Jesus was not born in the time of Augustus Caesar (27B.C. - 14A.D.). He was not baptized by John. He was not sentenced to death by Pilate. And he never roamed Palestine as a wandering preacher and miracle worker. In fact, none of Jesus' supposed contemporaries ever saw him in the flesh but only through visions, as the Christ raised by God to heaven.
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  • Paperback | 322 pages
  • 151.9 x 228.1 x 22.4mm | 344.74g
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 1585672521
  • 9781585672523

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