Christianity Before Christ

Christianity Before Christ
Author: John Jackson
Publsiher: Echo Point Books & Media, LLC
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2020-12-22
ISBN 10: 9781635619263
ISBN 13: 1635619262
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Christianity Before Christ Book Review:

In Christianity Before Christ, comparative religion scholar John G Jackson explores ancient traditions from many societies, asserting that Christianity is the recasting of beliefs which are older and pervasive through many cultures.

Christianity Before Christ

Christianity Before Christ
Author: John G. Jackson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2016-03-22
ISBN 10: 9781603867337
ISBN 13: 1603867333
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Christianity Before Christ Book Review:

An unabridged, unedited printing of J. G. Jackson's pamphlet 'Christianity Before Christ' -

Christianity Before Christ

Christianity Before Christ
Author: John G. Jackson
Publsiher: Martino Fine Books
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2015-07-18
ISBN 10: 9781614278481
ISBN 13: 1614278482
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Christianity Before Christ Book Review:

2015 Reprint of 1938 Edition. Full Facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This early pamphlet is Jackson's first discussion of this important topic, one that he would go on to elaborate upon for the remainder of his life. In it he expounds upon his Afrocentric view that most great ideas had their origin in Africa, especially Egypt. Was there Christianity before Christ? Dr. Jackson explores African culture and reveals how the elements that went into the makings of Christianity did in fact exist thousands of years before the religion 'Christianity' was officially established.

Our Sun god Or Christianity Before Christ

Our Sun god  Or  Christianity Before Christ
Author: John Denham Parsons
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 214
Release: 1895
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015005706273
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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After Jesus Before Christianity

After Jesus Before Christianity
Author: Erin Vearncombe,Brandon Scott,Hal Taussig,Westar Institute, The
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2021-11-02
ISBN 10: 0063062178
ISBN 13: 9780063062177
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

After Jesus Before Christianity Book Review:

From the creative minds of the scholarly group behind the groundbreaking Jesus Seminar comes this provocative and eye-opening look at the roots of Christianity that offers a thoughtful reconsideration of the first two centuries of the Jesus movement, transforming our understanding of the religion and its early dissemination. Christianity has endured for more than two millennia and is practiced by billions worldwide today. Yet that longevity has created difficulties for scholars tracing the religion’s roots, distorting much of the historical investigation into the first two centuries of the Jesus movement. But what if Christianity died in the fourth or fifth centuries after it began? How would that change how historians see and understand its first two hundred years? Considering these questions, three Bible scholars from the Westar Institute summarize the work of the Christianity Seminar and its efforts to offer a new way of thinking about Christianity and its roots. Synthesizing the institute’s most recent scholarship—bringing together the many archaeological and textual discoveries over the last twenty years—they have found: There were multiple Jesus movements, not a singular one, before the fourth century There was nothing called Christianity until the third century There was much more flexibility and diversity within Jesus’s movement before it became centralized in Rome, not only regarding the Bible and religious doctrine, but also understandings of gender, sexuality and morality. Exciting and revolutionary, After Jesus Before Christianity provides fresh insights into the real history behind how the Jesus movement became Christianity. After Jesus Before Christianity includes more than a dozen black-and-white images throughout.

The World s Sixteen Crucified Saviors

The World s Sixteen Crucified Saviors
Author: Kersey Graves
Publsiher: Library of Alexandria
Total Pages: 436
Release: 1875
ISBN 10: 1465518533
ISBN 13: 9781465518538
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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From Jesus to Christ

From Jesus to Christ
Author: Paula Fredriksen
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2008-10-01
ISBN 10: 0300164106
ISBN 13: 9780300164107
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

From Jesus to Christ Book Review:

"Magisterial. . . . A learned, brilliant and enjoyable study."—Géza Vermès, Times Literary Supplement In this exciting book, Paula Fredriksen explains the variety of New Testament images of Jesus by exploring the ways that the new Christian communities interpreted his mission and message in light of the delay of the Kingdom he had preached. This edition includes an introduction reviews the most recent scholarship on Jesus and its implications for both history and theology. "Brilliant and lucidly written, full of original and fascinating insights."—Reginald H. Fuller, Journal of the American Academy of Religion "This is a first-rate work of a first-rate historian."—James D. Tabor, Journal of Religion "Fredriksen confronts her documents—principally the writings of the New Testament—as an archaeologist would an especially rich complex site. With great care she distinguishes the literary images from historical fact. As she does so, she explains the images of Jesus in terms of the strategies and purposes of the writers Paul, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John."—Thomas D’Evelyn, Christian Science Monitor

Jesus Before Christianity

Jesus Before Christianity
Author: Albert Nolan
Publsiher: Orbis Books
Total Pages: 196
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 1570754047
ISBN 13: 9781570754043
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jesus Before Christianity Book Review:

Nolan's portrait introduces readers to Jesus as He was before He became enshrined in doctrine, dogma, and ritual, a man deeply involved with the real problems of His time, which are the real problems of our time as well. In a new preface, Nolan reflects on recent work in Christology and how a book written in South Africa in 1976 still has a message for people today.

Jesus Before Christianity

Jesus Before Christianity
Author: Albert Nolan
Publsiher: St Pauls BYB
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 9788171098224
ISBN 13: 8171098223
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jesus Before Christianity Book Review:

[The author's] portrait of Jesus introduces us to the man as he was before he became enshrined in doctrine, dogma, and ritual, a man deeply involved with the real problems of his time - which are the real problems of our time as well.-Back cover.

Our Sun God

Our Sun God
Author: John Denham Parsons
Publsiher: e-artnow
Total Pages: 88
Release: 2020-01-02
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: EAN:4064066051150
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Our Sun God Book Review:

"Our Sun God Or Christianity Before Christ" traces down the origins of the Judeo-Christian monotheism and the idea of one God. The author presents numerous similarities between the sole Judeo-Christian God and various forms of sun gods. From a Broad Church Point of View Pauline Christianity From a Gnostic Point of View Christianity in Existence Before Christ The Beginning The Hebrew Scriptures The Sun-god Iaou (Jehovah) Non-Jewish Evidence Concerning Iaou The Origin and Date of Genesis The Sun-god of the New Testament Sun-god Worship in the Days of the Fathers The Sun-god of Philosophy

The Acts of the Apostles

The Acts of the Apostles
Author: P.D. James
Publsiher: Canongate Books
Total Pages: 96
Release: 1999-01-01
ISBN 10: 0857861077
ISBN 13: 9780857861078
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Acts of the Apostles Book Review:

Acts is the sequel to Luke's gospel and tells the story of Jesus's followers during the 30 years after his death. It describes how the 12 apostles, formerly Jesus's disciples, spread the message of Christianity throughout the Mediterranean against a background of persecution. With an introduction by P.D. James

The World s Sixteen Crucified Saviors Paperback

The World s Sixteen Crucified Saviors Paperback
Author: Kersey Graves
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-04-16
ISBN 10: 9781631828188
ISBN 13: 1631828185
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The World s Sixteen Crucified Saviors Paperback Book Review:

The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors Paperback

Jesus Wars

Jesus Wars
Author: John Philip Jenkins
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2010-03-09
ISBN 10: 0061981419
ISBN 13: 9780061981418
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jesus Wars Book Review:

The Fifth-Century Political Battles That Forever Changed the Church In this fascinating account of the surprisingly violent fifth-century church, PhilipJenkins describes how political maneuvers by a handful of powerful charactersshaped Christian doctrine. Were it not for these battles, today’s church could beteaching something very different about the nature of Jesus, and the papacy as weknow it would never have come into existence. Jesus Wars reveals the profoundimplications of what amounts to an accident of history: that one faction ofRoman emperors and militia-wielding bishops defeated another.

Christianity

Christianity
Author: Diarmaid MacCulloch
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 1216
Release: 2010-03-18
ISBN 10: 1101189991
ISBN 13: 9781101189993
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Christianity Book Review:

The New York Times bestseller and definitive history of Christianity for our time—from the award-winning author of The Reformation and Silence A product of electrifying scholarship conveyed with commanding skill, Diarmaid MacCulloch's Christianity goes back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible and encompasses the globe. It captures the major turning points in Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox history and fills in often neglected accounts of conversion and confrontation in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. MacCulloch introduces us to monks and crusaders, heretics and reformers, popes and abolitionists, and discover Christianity's essential role in shaping human history and the intimate lives of men and women. And he uncovers the roots of the faith that galvanized America, charting the surprising beliefs of the founding fathers, the rise of the Evangelical movement and of Pentecostalism, and the recent crises within the Catholic Church. Bursting with original insights and a great pleasure to read, this monumental religious history will not soon be surpassed.

The Messiah Before Jesus

The Messiah Before Jesus
Author: Yiśra·el Ḳnohl,Israel Knohl
Publsiher: Univ of California Press
Total Pages: 145
Release: 2000-10-12
ISBN 10: 9780520215924
ISBN 13: 0520215923
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Messiah Before Jesus Book Review:

Offering readers a fascinating glimpse of life and religious belief in first-century Palestine, the author analyzes the mysterious "suffering servant" described in the Dead Sea scrolls, a messianic figure with remarkable similarities to Jesus.

Cold Case Christianity

Cold Case Christianity
Author: J. Warner Wallace
Publsiher: David C Cook
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2013-01-01
ISBN 10: 1434705463
ISBN 13: 9781434705464
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cold Case Christianity Book Review:

Written by an L. A. County homicide detective and former atheist, Cold-Case Christianity examines the claims of the New Testament using the skills and strategies of a hard-to-convince criminal investigator. Christianity could be defined as a “cold case”: it makes a claim about an event from the distant past for which there is little forensic evidence. In Cold-Case Christianity, J. Warner Wallace uses his nationally recognized skills as a homicide detective to look at the evidence and eyewitnesses behind Christian beliefs. Including gripping stories from his career and the visual techniques he developed in the courtroom, Wallace uses illustration to examine the powerful evidence that validates the claims of Christianity. A unique apologetic that speaks to readers’ intense interest in detective stories, Cold-Case Christianity inspires readers to have confidence in Christ as it prepares them to articulate the case for Christianity.

The Pagan Christ

The Pagan Christ
Author: Tom Harpur
Publsiher: Allen & Unwin
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2005-03-01
ISBN 10: 1741155029
ISBN 13: 9781741155020
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Pagan Christ Book Review:

For centuries, the church has taught us that the Bible is a literal representation of actual events and people from millennia ago. But is it possible that the events in the Bible never occurred - that all those people never existed? In a work sure to rattle the pews of even the most liberal of churches, ex-Anglican priest Tom Harpur contends that Christianity is built on a history that didn't happen, upon a series of miracles that were never performed, and on allegories scavenged from the teachings and myths of ancient cultures. Long before the advent of Christ, the Egyptians and other ancient societies believed in the coming of a messiah, in a Madonna and her child, a virgin birth, and the incarnation of the spirit made flesh. Civilisations as diverse as the Persians and the Aztecs shared the same religious doctrine as Christian churches today, long before the testaments were purportedly recorded as history. According to Harpur, the early Christian church accepted these ancient truths as the very tenets of Christianity and set about covering up all attempts to reveal any elements of the Bible as myth. What began as a belief system with the potential to transform the faith of millions has been twisted by blind literalism into a mind-numbing tradition of unquestioned belief in allegory and ritual. As he reconsiders a lifetime of worship and study, Harpur eloquently reveals a cosmic faith built on universal truths. His message is clear: our blind faith in literalism is killing Christianity and dividing religions; only a return to an inclusive belief system where Christ lives within each of us will save it.

The Case for Christ

The Case for Christ
Author: Lee Strobel
Publsiher: ReadHowYouWant.com
Total Pages: 508
Release: 2010-11
ISBN 10: 1458759202
ISBN 13: 9781458759207
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Case for Christ Book Review:

The book consists primarily of interviews between Strobel (a former legal editor at the Chicago Tribune) and biblical scholars such as Bruce Metzger. Each interview is based on a simple question, concerning historical evidence (for example, "Can the Biographies of Jesus Be Trusted?"), scientific evidence, ("Does Archaeology Confirm or Contradict Jesus' Biographies?"), and "psychiatric evidence" ("Was Jesus Crazy When He Claimed to Be the Son of God?"). Together, these interviews compose a case brief defending Jesus' divinity, and urging readers to reach a verdict of their own.

Beliefs

Beliefs
Author: Jamie Cawley
Publsiher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2018-12-12
ISBN 10: 1784628980
ISBN 13: 9781784628987
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beliefs Book Review:

An accessible, objective understanding of what the major ‘beliefs’ are about. The major beliefs include: Polytheism, Judaism, Daoism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, Islam, Nationalism, Communism and Environmentalism. All have over 100 million followers and the full structure of faith-determined behavioural guidance.

Red Pill Gospel

Red Pill Gospel
Author: Forrest Maready
Publsiher: Independently Published
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2020-04-06
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9798629324430
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Red Pill Gospel Book Review:

As Christianity, the world's most popular religion, approaches its 2,000-year anniversary, more have begun to question mainstream dogma than ever before. Whether political corruption, scientific fraud, medical tyranny, or many other topics, humans are waking up to the fact that much of what they were promised to be true was instead deception-lies meant to cloud the truth and give power to those who deceived them. This realization has caused many to question whether global warming is a man-made phenomenon. It has caused millions of parents to reconsider vaccines-once considered a sacrosanct rite of passage for any newborn child. What if the Christianity we were taught was similarly misrepresented? Within a few hundred years after the resurrection of Jesus, distortions began to creep into Christianity from the pagan belief systems which surrounded it. Over the course of hundreds of years, man-made doctrines have accumulated and warped the Christian faith so drastically many of its early believers would scarcely recognize it. The world's most popular religion is a far cry from the message Jesus preached through villages and towns during his ministry. For those unafraid to look, Red Pill Gospel peels back the layers of lies man has added to the gospel and reveals the beautiful hope inside.