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There is very little new in this book that isn't covered in 100 similar books.
One who feels he has cornered the market on religious truth will not take kindly to having anyone disagree with his interpretation of the Bible.
Crossan explains many eye-opening revelations in a readable style when he could easily have written a much more complicated book.
Immensely learned but intensely speculative. (The economics of taxing fish in first century Galilee--really?)Published 1 month ago by FHH
Interesting insights and yes, Jesus was certainly a revolutionary for the time period.Published 3 months ago by Lawlor
Bible researcher Crossan believes that Jesus existed as a real man, but after reading this book, I have to admit that the evidence is paper thin. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Dr. Morbius
John Dominic Crossan is the preeminent authority on the life of Jesus of Nazareth. He dissects the Bible narratives that provide story lines and compares them to writings and... Read morePublished 8 months ago by BOB
it has been said by others interesting somewhat redundent read bart ehrmen marcus borg for another take but worth reading tho.Published 8 months ago by RICHARD SCHEIBERLE
John Dominic Crossan is a good writer and it's interesting and easy to read his book. The problem is that it should be called not biography but "My Sociologal and Culturological... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sergey
In this book, Crossan examines the bible and other text's and put the story telling in a context from our time. If you doubt the realism of Jesu' miracles, his interpretation e.g. Read morePublished 10 months ago by christian h thommessen