Birth of Christianity by Joel Carmichael

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What was there for him to persecute?" (from The Birth of Christianity. In this long-awaited companion to his landmark The Historical Jesus, John Dominic Crossan, the world's foremost expert on the historical Jesus, explores the lost years of earliest Christianity, those immediately following the execution of Jesus.

He establishes the contextual /5(96). Elaine Pagels, Princeton University, author of "The Gnostic Gospels"Christianity arose out of the interaction of the historical Jesus and his first companions. It was not invented by Paul. That is the stunning hypothesis of Crossan's "The Birth of by: John Dominic Crossan explores the lost years of earliest Christianity, the years immediately following Jesus' execution.

He establishes the contextual setting through a combination of literary, anthropological, historical and archaeological approaches. He challenges the assumptions about the role of Paul and the meaning of resurrection, and forges a new understanding of the birth /5(7).

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