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"Pullman is a supreme storyteller who knows better than anyone that a myth needs no justification."
"A fierce and beautiful book which, like the parable of the Grand Inquisitor in The Brothers Karamazov, will move even those who disagree with it."
--Richard Holloway, The Guardian
"A compassionate meditation on the nature of faith."
"Approaches his biblical source material with respect. . . . He shines when he twists the stories, combining, changing and corrupting."
--Winnipeg Free Press
"It made me think of the story of Christ as just that: a great story."
--The Globe and Mail
I cannot agree more. This is not a shocking revelatory tale, nor a pedestrian hanger-on. This is about the Bible, Jesus, and stories about them, as told by the inimitable Philip... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Imagine Reason
A great read for someone that grew up going to church every Sunday but has since become quite skeptical of Judeo-Christianity. Read morePublished 1 month ago by phil prior
I loved Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. It had lots to think about, it was surprising, but it also formed a larger complex picture. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mareike
The only other Philip Pullman stories I've read are His Dark Materials, which I completely loved. This is entirely different in how it is written and the type of story being told. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kelly
I am personally not surprised at the negative ratings for this I think brilliantly written book. As a Lutheran minister in my 35th. Read morePublished 8 months ago by J. J. Kinens
This is the complete review as it appears (http://ianwoodnovellum.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-good-man-jesus-and-scoundrel-christ. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
A new slant; very interesting. Not that it was right or wrong but thot provoking and interestingPublished 9 months ago by Monipayden
This book is part of the Canongate Myth Series - a "series of short novels in which ancient myths from myriad cultures are reimagined and rewritten by contemporary... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Nancy Ross