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|Named Person:||Judas Iscariot.; Judas Iscariot.; Judas, Iskariot|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||xxvi, 453 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm|
Part I: Mysterious origins. Judas, fact or fiction? ; Alone of all his sex : Genesis in the Gospels --
Part II: Evolving incarnations. Damned miscegenation : a fiendish adolescence from antiquity on ; Arresting kisses : coming of age, especially during the Renaissance ; In a modern glass darkly : the issue of sacrifice ; Twentieth-century deaths and resurrections : what would Judas do? ; Jesus, according to Judas's bad news : He who is praised.
"If Judas had not existed, God would have had to invent him. The divine script called for betrayal with a kiss, and someone had to be cast in that role. Judas, the intimate friend of the Son, became