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The Jesus legend

by George Albert Wells

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Published by Open Court in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Historicity.,
  • Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Bible. N.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-258) and indexes.

    StatementG.A. Wells ; foreword by R. Joseph Hoffman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT303.2 .W427 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 287 p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1003292M
    ISBN 100812693345
    LC Control Number96042944

    In The Jesus Legend, G.A. Wells shows how the story of Jesus developed through telling and re-telling, from an early version in the letters of Paul (who does not mention Jesus in connection with any specific time or place) to the more elaborate and detailed picture later presented in the gospels/5(1). The Jesus Legend Traced in Egypt for Ten Thousand Years according advent Amenta ancient Annu astronomical baptism bark became become birth birthplace blind boat body Book born bread brought called canonical celebrated character child child-Horus Christ Christian coming darkness dead death described disciples divine double earth Egypt.

    Legend, G. A. Wells shows how the story of Jesus developed through telling and re-telling, from an early version in the letters of Paul (who does not mention Jesus in connection with any specific time or . this book aims to disarm the theories that the Jesus of the new testament is nothing more than myth and legend. there is a lot of info in this work and it covers lots of grounds, deals with philosophical presuppositions against the supernatural, the historical nature and reliability of the new testament gospel accounts and more.

    Following a debate on the historical Jesus with Robert Price in , Paul Eddy and I started planning a page popular level book refuting the Legendary Jesus Hypothesis. As I mentioned in the “story behind the writing of The Jesus Legend,” this book evolved into a + page academic book. BOOK -XII- this is part 1-of for Part 2 of 2 THE JESUS-LEGEND TRACED IN EGYPT FOR TEN THOUSAND YEARS The Jesus-Legend in Rome The Egypto-Gnostic Jesus Double Horus, or Jesus and the Christ in Part 2 The Mysteries and Miracles Jesus in the Mount Sut and Horus as Historic Characters in the Canonical Gospels.


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The Christ myth theory (also known as the Jesus myth theory, Jesus mythicism, or the Jesus ahistoricity theory) is the view that the story of Jesus is a piece of mythology, possessing no substantial claims to historical fact.

Alternatively, in terms given by Bart Ehrman paraphrasing Earl Doherty, "the historical Jesus did not if he did, he had virtually nothing to do with the founding. The author, Carsten Thiede, looks at the languages, the contemporary sources, the unpublished finds, and the Jewish and Roman settings of the time of Jesus.

He considers the evidence of the New Testament Gospels, but also the references to Jesus in other writings, including the Gnostic Gospels. Read more Read lessAuthor: Carsten Peter Thiede. The Jesus Legend builds a convincing interdisciplinary case for the unique and plausible position of Jesus in human history.

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Paul Rhodes Eddy and Gregory A. Boyd, The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition, Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group, © The Wandering Jew is a mythical immortal man whose legend began to spread in Europe in the 13th century.

The original legend concerns a Jew who taunted Jesus on the way to the Crucifixion and was then cursed to walk the earth until the Second exact nature of the wanderer's indiscretion varies in different versions of the tale, as do aspects of his character; sometimes he is said to.

Holger Kersten (born ) is a German writer on myth, legend, religion and esoteric subjects. He is best known for the books about Jesus' early years and later years in India. Kersten's views have received no support from mainstream scholarship.

He is the author of numerous books, including Letters from a Skeptic and The Myth of a Christian Nation. He is coauthor with Eddy of The Jesus Legend.

Paul Rhodes Eddy (PhD, Marquette University) is a professor of biblical and theological studies at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is coauthor with Boyd of The Jesus Legend.3/5(2).

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