The Lost Gospel: The Book of Q and Christian Origins

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Harper Collins, Apr 8, 1994 - Religion - 288 pages
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The first book to give the full account of the lost gospel of Jesus' original followers, revealing him to be a Jewish Socrates who was mythologized into the New Testament Christ.

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This book is exceptionally difficult for any traditionalist student to read, even one who, like myself, has no doubt (without any prompting from Prof. Mack) that the gospel texts which have come down ... Read full review

The lost gospel: the book of Q & Christian origins

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When Matthew and Luke wrote their gospels, modern scholarship suspects, they began with two sources to which they added their own material: the Gospel of Mark and a second source called "Q'' (from ... Read full review


parti The Discovery of a Lost Gospel
part n The Text of the Lost Gospel
The Recovery of a Social Experiment
partiv The Reconception of Christian Origins
epilogue The Consequences

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Burton L. Mack is John Wesley Professor of the New Testament at the school of Theology at Claremont and the author of The Lost Gospel: The Book Q and Christian Origin and A Myth of Innocence: Mark and Christian Origins.

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