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How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

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How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

M. D Litwa

The purpose of this book is to show why and how (what later became) the four canonical gospels take on a historical cast, a history-like “feel” that remains vitally important for many Christians today. This aim is worked out by in-depth comparisons with other Greco-Roman stories that have been made to seem like history (mythic historiography) ... Read more