From Our Editors
For the first time in paperback--this controversial bestseller contains remarkable findings about the historical Jesus and asserts that no more than 20 percent of the sayings attributed to Jesus in the New Testament were actually spoken by him.
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Did Jesus claim to be the Messiah?Did he promise to return and usher in a new age?How did Jesus envision the Kingdom of God?The Five Gospels answers these questions in a bold, dynamic work that will startle traditional readers of the Bible and rekindle interest in it among secular skeptics. In 1985 the Jesus Seminar, comprising a disti...