Visit ‘s Hugh Schonfield Page and shop for all Hugh Schonfield books. Check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of Hugh Schonfield. Hugh J. Schonfield has 64 books on Goodreads with ratings. Hugh J. Schonfield’s most popular book is The Passover Plot. There is probably no other figure in modern Jewish historical research who is more controversial or famous than Hugh J. Schonfield, who once said: “The.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It is clear that Jerusalem and Judea were as bloody and violent then as they frequently are these days.

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Gospel Truth and Untruth: Schonfield wrote over 40 books including commercially successful books in the fields of history and biography as well as schonfiekd. Several of them have said to me, ‘You ought to have kept this just among ourselves, you know.

The historical and cultural information is fantastic. He had to admit now that Jesus was the Messiah, not he, but then Saul adopted the next best role.

To add more books, click here. An additional aspect of his work was the revision of the Hebrew writing system.

It is, however, an interesting and thoughtful picture of the historical Jesus. To me, this does not follow at all. Ephesians becomes “To the Communities in Asia – The Ephesian Copy,” reflecting theories about Ephesians having first served as an huh. Has Luke over-simplified the issues to the point of confusion?


He presents no original ideas of his own. Schonfield Introduction liked it 3. From a scholarly perspective, he is too dependent on the biblical texts themselves and too ready to stretch such ev I read this book prior to having read the bible in its entirety and, so, with a rather naive acceptance of Dr.

Would “Passover” make a good plot for a movie? This task is assigned to a young scientist, who is carefully briefed about exactly what needs to be taught to enable the Inventor to make the first crucial experiments. Kim, first president of the Unification Theological Seminary, who had first believed himself to be the Messiah until he met Sun Myung Moon and deferred to the latter’s messiahship instead.

The author challenges Christian understanding of the “Jewishness of Jesus!

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I found the essay about Messianism to be particularly interesting, because of my interest in the apocalyptic Son of Man title, but the other five essays were also thought-provoking.

Provide feedback about this page. This stance is unworthy of someone so intelligent and educated. One of the early chapters in Schweitzer assesses the work of Karl Friedrich Bahrdt. Schonfield it was amazing 5. SchonfieldStephen A.

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Learn more at Author Central. Gentile converts, even though Paul has granted them a great number of their traditional pagan mythemes and mystery cult sacraments, will be saved through faith in a Jewish Messiah they only dimly understand. Postulates Jesus staged his death on the cross with the help of an administered drug and was rescued but then subsequently schoncield due to his side being lanced.


This arrangement, though begging numerous debates, is helpful for the sake of prying the documents out of their canonical casket. This was so ludicrous that I just had to finish it. But he had not meant to, any more than Martin Luther had intended zchonfield split the Catholic Church. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Schonfield is ambivalent with regard to the historical value of Acts. Open Gate Press, And, once the Jerusalem compromise was reached, what was the envisioned status of Pauline converts who might refuse to heed James’ decree and, say, continue to order rare steaks?

But these books have left no trace on Schonfield’s. This is a scholarly look at the life and death of the man who came to be known as Christ. Available to ship in days.

However, the discussion of Jesus’ faith and objectives was not what made the book controversial. Of course, much of this requires some mental gymnastics, but just as in reading science fiction, it sometimes pays to “suspend disbelief”.

But his discussion of how Jesus may have actually done this, up the swooning on the cross and briefly being revived later, is just insanely speculative.

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