Jesus

Front Cover
Pimlico, 2003 - 269 pages
6 Reviews

The Jesus of Faith and the Jesus of History are two different beings, with two different stories. In this brilliant and bestselling biography, A. N. Wilson reappraises our readings of the Gospels and, with extraordinary insight and clarity, reinterprets the story of Jesus's birth, his life as a carpenter and the dramatic events surrounding his arrest and trial.

Written with profound scepticism, A. N. Wilson's book triumphantly rescues Jesus from the tangles of Christian history, presenting us with a compelling portrait of the man behind the myth.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
4
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Jesus: A Life

User Review  - Jonathan Hockey - Goodreads

Some different insights into the Jesus story from a non philosophical and non theological perspective. He focuses on the impact the writers of the gospels were trying to make on their readers, and how ... Read full review

Review: Jesus: A Life

User Review  - Goodreads

I'm much too Stupid Dense Dull Dumb as an ox Unintelligent Thick headed Thick as two short planks Dim For this book. Much. Read full review

About the author (2003)

A.N. Wilson holds a prominent position in the world of letters and has been Literary Editor of both the Evening Standard and the Spectator. An award-winning biographer, he has written lives of Sir Walter Scott, Tolstoy, C.S. Lewis and Hilaire Belloc. When Jesus was first published in 1992 it caused a sensation. It was followed by A.N. Wilson’s equally controversial Paul, also available in Pimlico.

Bibliographic information