That book however, does little to support Mack's theories.)
This is an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the history of Christianity or in the Bible and why and how was written.
I liked this book so much that I read had to reread it in order to really take in the information that I was learning.
Makes a good case for his hypothesis. I like that he grounds Jesus and the early Jesus followers in the Hellenistic culture of Greco Roman Empire rather than locating them in a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Annie
This book provides an excellent overview, as well as a number of detailed examinations, of the events and persons and ideologies that made the Christian Bible New Testament. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Sharon Robideaux
I found the book completely enlightening, and very easy to read . I highly recommend it to anyone that wants to know how the N. T. really came to be.Published 5 months ago by Michael E. Keller
Who Wrote the New Testament by Burton L. Mack is a comprehensive volume of study concerning the NT of the Holy Christian Bible. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robert Williams
Written in 1990, the book is less provocative today, not because the arguments are invalidated but because the idea of a Christian myth has gained wider acceptance. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Chris Albert Wells
In reading this book, I was looking not so much for a guide to the New Testament as for an understanding of the beginnings of Christianity from Jesus to about the end of the fourth... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Bob 443
NOT WHO I THOUGHT. IT WAS WRITTEN AFTER ALL THE PEOPLE WHO ARE MENTIONED WERE NO LONGER WHEN THE BIBLE WAS WRITTEN.Published 7 months ago by Eloise Brown
This seemed like a good read when I first saw it. It failed me because it certainly seems grounded in a strange (invalid) for of logic. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Larry J. Frieders
It a refreshing scholarly explanation of how and when the New Testament books were written without dependence on Christian dogma.Published 10 months ago by Gerald T. Cruson