Are the four canonical Gospels actual historical accounts or are they imaginative literature produced by influential literary artists to serve a theological vision? In this study of the Gospels based upon a demonstrable literary theory, Randel Helms presents the work of the four evangelists as the "supreme fictions" of our culture, self-conscious works of art deliberately composed as the culmination of a long literary and oral tradition. Helms analyzes the best-known and the most powerful of these fictions: the stories of ...

Gospel Fictions 1988, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9780879755720

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Gospel Fictions 1988, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9780879754648

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