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Who wrote the New Testament? : the making of the Christian myth

Author: Burton L Mack
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : HarperSan Francisco, ©1995.
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The making of the Christian myth.
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Mack, Burton L.
Who wrote the New Testament?
San Francisco, Calif. : HarperSan Francisco, ©1995
(OCoLC)603895870
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burton L Mack
ISBN: 0060655178 9780060655174 0060655186 9780060655181
OCLC Number: 32396578
Description: ix, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: The mystique of sacred scripture --
Jesus and the Christ. Clashing cultures --
Teaching from the Jesus movements (Q, pronouncement stores, Gospel of Thomas, miracle stories, the pillars in Jerusalem) --
Fragments from the Christ cult (Christ myth, ritual meal, Christ hymn) --
Christ and the hinge of history. Paul and his gospel (1 and 2 Thessalonians, Galatians) --
Paul's' letters to Greeks and Romans (1 and 2 Corinthians, Romans, Philemon, Philippians) --
Gospels of Jesus the Christ (Mark, Matthew, Luke) --
Visions of the cosmic Lord (John, Colossians, Ephesians, Hebrews, Revelation) --
Letters from the apostles (Pastoral epistles, Catholic epistles, James, Johannine letters) --
History and the Christian myth. Inventing Apostolic traditions (Acts, Didache, 1 Clement, Ignatius) --
Claiming Israel's epic (Marcion, Valentinus, Justin Martyr) --
Creating the Christian Bible (Canons, Mishnah, Eusebius, Jerome) --Epilogue: The fascination of the Bible --
Appendices: Early Christian literature ; The contents of Q ; The pronouncement stories in Mark.
Responsibility: Burton L. Mack.
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The making of the Christian myth.

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Who wrote the New Testament

by D.Ingolfsland (WorldCat user published 2006-11-27) Poor Permalink
According to "Who Wrote the New Testament," Jesus movements arose in Galilee due to the social experimentation of people responding to the confusion caused by living in a multicultural society. Mack postulates that there were at least five separate groups of Jesus people in the earliest years: 1) the...
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