This book was very interesting and an easy read.
The book includes a great deal of discussion of proof-texts -- verses from the Old Testament that many Christians have claimed prophesy the coming of Jesus.
He seems argumentative and opinionated and not particularly concerned with presenting the nuances of the issues.
Klinghoffer provides a good deal of history and scholarship to support his opinions, but deviates into political speculation. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Marvelous Mal
While I am late to this discussion, my remarks to Joyce L. Tachner seem upon reflection worth sharing with all the other participants in this much-needed readers' exchange. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mitch Ritter
I just bought this book yesterday. From what I have read so far, I find the author's opinions helpful for me to gain some insight into the Jewish perspective. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Alan Steinke
I only rated the book a 4 because I did not read the whole book. I only used part of the author's work in a citation while writing an essay that subject matter fit. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ron
Excellent analysis and exegesis on important events which greatly influenced and helped to shape world history. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Floretta O'brien
Great work, very clear and stimulating to mutual understanding.
We shall have more books that explain main differences in religions to reach a sane and respectfully society
It is basically an anti missionary book under auspices of history book - rubbish
If I had not been enticed by the title - I would never have bought the book.
Friend has the book, wanted my own copy. Klinghoffer is a straight shooter and makes hls argument minus ad hominem. Read morePublished 15 months ago by kenneth nickel
Klinghoffer points out that there have always been good reasons why the Jewish people have not accepted the idea of Jesus of Nazareth as their Messiah. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Cory Howell