Friday, April 07, 2006

Jesus: The Cover-up

Bishop P directed me to CBC's The Current this morning where they discussed a booked that claims the crucifixion was an elaborate hoax. I listened for about 3 minutues before I turned it off and decided to finish my sermon instead.

I've encountered these folks before. John Shelby Spong and Tom Harpur being chief among them. Agenda-driven ideologues offering "masterworks of paranoid pseudohistory." They are to the left, what the nutty, "Intelligent Design" folks are to the right.

But Laura Miller critiques the book better than I ever could.

Thanks, also, to the Green Knight.

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