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Reading and Writing in the Time of Jesus

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Reading and Writing in the Time of Jesus - Millard, Alan
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Jesus never wrote a book. The main sources about him, the Four Gospels, were written some forty years after his death, and contentious debates reign concerning their sometimes contradictory portrayals, which accounts are credible, and how far their authors may have altered or invented episodes to support a view or doctrine of the early Church. Most scholars assume that information about Jesus was preserved only orally up until the writing of the Gospels, allowing ample time for the stories of Jesus to grow and diversify. ...

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Reading and Writing in the Time of Jesus 2000, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814756379

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Reading and Writing in the Time of Jesus 2000, Sheffield Academic Press

ISBN-13: 9781841270708

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