The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
This is a story. In this ingenious and spellbinding retelling of the life of Jesus, Philip Pullman revisits the most influential story ever told. Charged with mystery, compassion and enormous power, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ throws fresh light on who Jesus was and asks the reader questions that will continue to resonate long after the final page is turned. For, above all, this book is about how stories become stories.
From the Hardcover edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bibleblaster - LibraryThing
I was worried that Pullman may have created cardboard characters (Jesus is good; Christ is bad) to illustrate his point of view, but I ended up being pleasantly surprised. It is a much more nuanced ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Amelia_Smith - LibraryThing
I was not crazy about this book, although I thought it was an interesting project. When the language got quasi-biblical, it seemed stilted, and the Jesus character never seemed quite real, although ... Read full review