Gospel Truth and Untruth

A Literary and Historical Investigation of the Jesus Story

In this essay, the renowned scholar, Dr. Hugh J. Schonfield, demonstrates how the fundamental concept of Jesus’ Messianic mission became adapted to suit the needs of gentiles living in the countries of the Roman Empire outside of Judaea.
He clearly shows how all humankind has the opportunity to become part of Israel without having to take up a particular religion because the idea of a saving Israel is a fundamentally political idea rather than a religious one.
This concise and clear discussion contains the essence of the thinking which has had such an effect on great thinkers such as John Lennon.