The Five Gospels: What Did Jesus Really Say? The Search for the Authentic Words of Jesus
Did Jesus claim to be the Messiah?
The Five Gospels answers these questions in a bold, dynamic work that will startle traditional readers of the Bible and rekindle interest in it among secular skeptics. In 1985 the Jesus Seminar, comprising a distinguished group of biblical scholars, was founded by Robert W. Funk. They embarked on a new translation and assessment of the gospels, including the recently discovered Gospel of Thomas. In pursuit of the historical Jesus, they used their collective expertise to determine the authenticity of more than fifteen hundred sayings attributed to him. Their remarkable findings appear in this book.
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For nearly 100 years Biblical scholars have developed ways of telling when when a passage has been revised or edited, when two passages have been combined together, when a passage has been added to ... Read full review
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A great book to read and it makes you appreciate the effort required to research New Testament sources. I found the research to be level handed and the conclusions interesting. I would recommend it to ... Read full review
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Robert Walter Funk,Roy W. Hoover
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