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The good man Jesus and the scoundrel Christ

by Philip Pullman

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Published by Canongate, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Pullman reimagines the life of Jesus in this fiercely subversive retelling of the most influential story ever told.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Pullman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6066.U44 G66 2010b, PR6066
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 pages ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25854550M
    ISBN 10080212996X, 0857860070
    ISBN 109780802129963, 9780857860071
    OCLC/WorldCa456177369

      * * Good Book Guide * * Told in simple, unadorned prose, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ provides a brilliant new interpretation that is also a thought-provoking reflection on the process of how stories accrue their meanings. -- Nick Rennison * * Sunday Times * * Pullman nimbly presents this as a contrast between historical veracity /5(11K).   The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ, however, is a game of an older kind. Philip Pullman is a writer admirable for his control of tone and genre. Philip Pullman is a writer admirable for his control of tone and genre.

    The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ * A SIGNED cop * by PULLMAN Philip: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library! The good man Jesus and the scoundrel Christ. [Philip Pullman] -- "In this ingenious, spellbinding and fiercely subversive retelling of the life of Jesus, Philip Pullman reimagines the most influential story ever told. He offers a radical new take on the myths and.

    Charged with mystery, compassion and enormous power, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ throws fresh light on who Jesus was and asks the listener questions that will continue to resonate long after the final page is turned. Above all, this book is about how stories become stories. Read by the author.   "The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ throws down a challenge and does what all great books do: make the reader ask questions," he added. Topics Philip Pullman.


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Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ, is written as if the author has no idea where he's taking the reader -- ideas and metaphors seem to come from left field with no reason given and no grounding in any previous concepts described in the book/5(). The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ is a retelling of the Jesus myth, with the twist that Jesus Christ was actually two people: Jesus and his twin brother who is nicknamed Christ.

This sounds pretty lame, and to be honest, it sort of is. It's still Pullman, though, so it's alright/5(K). 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 by:   The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ is Pullman's story of how that transition came about.

It is a fierce and beautiful book which, like the parable of the Grand Inquisitor in The Brothers. 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. Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ, is written as if the author has no idea where he's taking the reader -- ideas and metaphors seem to come from left field with no reason given and no grounding in any previous concepts described in the book/5.

One day Christ is approached by a mysterious Greek stranger who seems to know everything about him and his ­brother. The crux of the book occurs during the Sermon on the Mount, where Pullman has. Book title: The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ Author: Philip Pullman Keywords: Jesus, Christianity, God, Gospels, belief, faith, truth, history, stories Publisher: Canongate Publication Date: 31 March (UK); 20 May (USA) Buy The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ from or from Related articles.

Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ, is written as if the author has no idea where he's taking the reader -- ideas and metaphors seem to come from left field with no reason given and no grounding in any previous concepts described in the book/5().

This is the story of Jesus and his brother Christ. As the world knows, their mother was called Mary. She was simple and good, and an angel commanded an old codger called Joseph to take her as his. The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ NPR coverage of The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The Guardian - Back to home. Philip Pullman: The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ And he would have struck Jesus, but Christ stepped forward and spoke. "Please, sir," he said, "my.

A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic — on the level with the man who says he is a poached egg — or else he would be the Devil of Hell. You must make your choice. Either this man was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or something worse.

Its premise is that Mary gave birth to twins: Jesus, an earthy, generous visionary, radical enough to create panic in conventional religious and. The Good Man Jesus And The Scoundrel Christ is a witty elaboration of Nietzsche's aphorism that the last Christian died on the cross.

It is not surprising that. the good man jesus and the scoundrel christ. the good man jesus and the scoundrel christ. The basic concept of the novel is a simple one. Pullman divides the figure Christians revere as Jesus Christ into twin brothers.

Christ, the weaker pup, “humbly” shadows his charismatic brother, attempting to further Jesus’s mission even as he works counter to everything Jesus stands : Garret Keizer. 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/5(78). Philip Pullman. The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. From the writer of The Golden Compass – controversial for its depiction of a patriarchal and inhumane Catholic-like institution – comes an articulation of his belief through the "myth" of the life of Jesus Christ.

Does for the Gospels what Wicked did for The Wizard of Oz. The book covers similar themes to Timothy. The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman: review Salley Vickers argues that Philip Pullman's new book, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ, has done the story of the Author: Salley Vickers.

Key Features Philip Pullman is one of the most successful children's writers today with a massive profile The Good Man has been widely reviewed in India About the Book: The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ The paperback edition of the acclaimed Pullman retellingof the New Testament In this ingenious retelling of the life of Jesus, Philip Pullman revisits the most /5().

Book Overview 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 Cited by: The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ is a novel by Philip tells the story of Jesus as if he were two people, "Jesus" and "Christ", with contrasting personalities; Jesus being a moral and godly man, and his brother Christ a calculating figure who wishes to use Jesus' legacy to found a powerful Church.