The Christian Myth: Origins, Logic and Legacy

The Christian Myth: Origins, Logic and Legacy By Burton L. Mack, The Christian Myth Origins Logic and Legacy This narrative exploration traces Burton Mack s intellectual evolution from an analyst of ancient texts to a scholar searching for the motives and interests of Jesus s followers who composed those tex
  • Title: The Christian Myth: Origins, Logic and Legacy
  • Author: Burton L. Mack
  • ISBN: 9780826413550
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Christian Myth: Origins, Logic and Legacy By Burton L. Mack, This narrative exploration traces Burton Mack s intellectual evolution from an analyst of ancient texts to a scholar searching for the motives and interests of Jesus s followers who composed those texts, and for the social logic of the Christian myths they created.
    The Christian Myth: Origins, Logic and Legacy By Burton L. Mack,
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    About "Burton L. Mack"

    1. Burton L. Mack

      John Wesley Professor of the New Testament at the school of Theology at Claremont

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    1. For Burton Mack, the quest for the historical Jesus is a dead end It presupposes that the gospels were attempts to actually relate a history or biography of Jesus Instead, Mack shows that the gospels were literay constructs that served a specific purpose for a community engaging in the making of a new religion Mack believes that this community eventually won out in the theological struggles with the original Christians that were the community that wrote Q So a community that began with a remembe [...]


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