Gospel Truth: The New Image of Jesus Emerging from Science and History and Why It Matters (1997 Shorto), non-fiction

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Gospel Truth: The New Image of Jesus Emerging from Science and History and Why It Matters (1997) is a book by Russell Shorto.

Abstract

"The Last Supper, the Virgin Birth, the Resurrection: one by one the great beams of Christianity are being tested. Biblical scholars - once the guardians of Christian theology - are now using the tools of archaeology, anthropology, linguistics, computer science, and even particle physics to probe the question "Who was Jesus?" The result is a radical revision of the gospel story that is both surprisingly vivid"--Publisher's description.

Editions and translations

Published in New York, NY: Riverhead Books, 1997.

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External links

  • [ Google Books]