9780060653750

The Lost Gospel: The Book of Q & Christian Origins

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  • ISBN13:

    9780060653750

  • ISBN10:

    0060653752

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-20
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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Summary

The first book to give the full account of the lost gospel of Jesus'original followers, revealing him to be a Jewish Socrates who was mythologized into the New Testament Christ.

Table of Contents

Prologue The Challenge 1(15)
PART I The Discovery of a Lost Gospel
Finding the Shards
15(14)
An Uncommon Wisdom
29(12)
Removing the Patina
41(10)
Galilee Before the War
51(20)
PART II The Text of the Lost Gospel
The Book of Q
71(34)
PART III The Recovery of a Social Experiment
Dancing to the Pipes
105(26)
Singing a Dirge
131(18)
Claiming a Place
149(22)
Coming to Terms
171(20)
PART IV The Reconception of Christian Origins
Jesus and Authority
191(16)
Mythmaking and the Christ
207(20)
Bishops and the Bible
227(10)
Christians and Their Myth
237(8)
Epilogue The Consequences 245(14)
Appendix A: Early Christian Literature 259(1)
Appendix B: Q Segments 260(3)
Select Bibliography 263(6)
Index 269

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