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The Passover plot new light on the history of Jesus by Hugh Joseph Schonfield

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Published by B. Geis Associates; distributed by Random House in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jesus Christ -- Jewish interpretations,
  • Jesus Christ -- Passion -- Role of Jews

Book details:

Edition Notes

109,353

Statement[by] Hugh J. Schonfield.
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23250380M

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this book, The Passover Plot, sets out what he thinks Jesus was attempting to do. He traces the roots of Jewish messianism, the belief in a messiah and does it in his opening part of the work in a three-fold step suggesting that the idea of a messiah was a developmental matter. First of all. This controversial film, based on a book by Hugh J. Schonfield, portrays Christ as more of a zealous political activist than a religious figure. The story Reviews: 2.   Buy a cheap copy of The Passover Plot book by Hugh J. Schonfield. Finally back in print, this special 40th anniversary edition of Dr. Schonfield's international multimillion-copy bestseller is set to rock the establishment view of Free shipping over $/5(5). The Book titled The Passover Plot. Back in , there was a best-selling book titled The Passover Plot by Hugh Schonfield. Here is some information related to it: According to Schonfield's analysis, the events of the Passover, which are presented in all the Gospels, but inconsistently, are most accurately presented in the Gospel of John.