The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot

The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot

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Baker & Taylor
Retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Judas, using the canonical texts as its basic point of reference, shedding new light on Judas' motives for the betrayal, in a book ostensibly written by Judas' son.

McMillan Palgrave
"The very name of 'Judas' raises among Christians an instinctive reaction of criticism and condemnation…The betrayal of Judas remains…a mystery."
--Pope Benedict XVI, October 2006
The Gospel According to Judas, by Benjamin Iscariot sheds new light on the
the mystery of Judas--including his motives for the betrayal and what happened to him after the crucifixion--by retelling the story of Jesus through the eyes of Judas, using the canonical texts as its basic point of reference. Ostensibly written by Judas's son, Benjamin, and following the narrative style of the Gospels, this re-creation is provocative, compelling, and controversial.

The Gospel According to Judas, by Benjamin Iscariot is the result of an intense collaboration between a storyteller and a scholar: Jeffrey Archerand Francis J. Moloney. Their brilliant work--bold and simple--is a compelling story for twenty-first-century readers, while maintaining an authenticity that would be credible to a first-century Christian or Jew.


Palgrave Macmillan
The Gospel According to Judas, by Benjamin Iscariot sheds new light on the subject -- by telling the story of Jesus, using the canonical texts as their basic point of reference, through the eyes of Judas. Ostensibly written by Judas's son, Benjamin, and following the style of the Gospels, this re-creation is provocative, riveting, plausible and controversial.
The many mysteries surrounding Judas -- his true motivations for betraying Jesus Christ, what happened to him after the crucifixion, and whether he really did commit suicide -- have intrigued generations...

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2007
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312375201
0312375204
Branch Call Number: FIC ARC
Characteristics: 101 p. :,col. map ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Moloney, Francis J.

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