The good man Jesus and the scoundrel Christ
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ is the remarkable new piece of fiction from best-selling and famously atheistic author Philip Pullman. By challenging the events of the gospels, Pullman puts forward his own compelling and plausible version of the life of Jesus, and in so doing, does what all great books do: makes the reader ask questions. In Pullman's own words, "The story I tell comes out of the tension within the dual nature of Jesus Christ, but what I do with it is my responsibility alone. Parts of it read like a novel, parts like history, and parts like a fairy tale; I wanted it to be like that because it is, among other things, a story about how stories become stories." Written with unstinting authority, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ is a pithy, erudite, subtle, and powerful book by a controversial and beloved author. It is a text to be read and reread, studied and unpacked, much like the Good Book itself.
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|Grouping Title||good man jesus and the scoundrel christ|
|Grouping Author||pullman philip|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-09-24 23:03:32PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-23 23:46:53PM|
|author||Pullman, Philip, 1946-|
|available_at_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Main Library - Adult Fiction|
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.
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|isbn||080212996, 9780802129963, 9780802196989, 9781847678485|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000346831|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|Canongate,|c2010.|245 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:64c0a3e9-ad3d-4573-87f8-6df59203bff6|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Canongate Books|2010|, overdrive:d018b3d2-ef68-465f-b38c-473e82788d96|eBook|eBook||English|Canongate U.S.|2011||
|subject_facet||Jesus Christ -- Fiction, Jews -- Fiction|
|title_display||The good man Jesus and the scoundrel Christ|
|title_full||The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ, The good man Jesus and the scoundrel Christ / Philip Pullman|
|title_short||The good man Jesus and the scoundrel Christ|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Jesus Christ, Jews, Literature|