The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
ISBN10: 0802145396 ISBN13: 9780802145390 Publisher: Canongate Crime Published: Apr 12 2011 Pages: 265 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Upon its hardcover publication, renowned author Philip Pullman's The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ provoked heated debates and stirred a frenzy of controversy throughout the clerical and literary worlds alike with its bold retelling of the life of Jesus Christ.In this remarkable piece of fiction, famously atheistic author Philip Pullman challenges the events of the Gospels and puts forward his own compelling and plausible version of the life of Jesus. Written with unstinting authority, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ is a pithy, erudite, subtle, and powerful book by a beloved author, a text to be read and reread, studied and unpacked, much like the Good Book itself.