The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot has ratings and 74 reviews. Louis said: I listened to the book on CD version of this title. At fir. 27 Mar The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot and recounted by Jeffrey Archer and Prof Francis J Moloney. Macmillan, Price £ The Gospel According to Judas [Jeffrey Archer, Francis J. Moloney, Benjamin Iscariot] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The very name of .
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He did not hang himself, but was murdered by the Romans when they attacked the Essenses, but not before they buried some sacred texts. At first, it took some getting used to the particular accent of Desmond Tutu, the narrator.
The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot by Jeffrey Archer
Archer has cross-referenced it in the same style that they are done as well, so it has the same appearance mudas as a Biblical text. The first half of the book just basically copies and pastes stories from the gospels, with a very slight point of view.
Sep 18, Deborah Foulkes rated it really liked it. The concept is that, as Jesus and the apostles approached Jerusalem, Judas feared for Christ’s safety and made plans with a Jewish official to have Jesus spirited out of the city; however, the official was actually part of the group of Jewish leaders who were planning Jesus’ death.
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The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot
The other apostles lied about him. The jecfrey read, digested: Archer, a millionaire who has sold million copies of his books, was convicted for perjury and perverting the course of justice and jailed in after lying in a libel trial against a newspaper which said he had sex with a prostitute.
Want to Read saving…. Stead, I saw this reviewed, and added it to my Waiting-to-Read list. The Gospel According to Judas: In fact, by the end of this book, I would say that he was the perfect narrator.
To see what your accordimg thought of this book, please sign up. Topics Books Digested read. I was hoping to be more inside Judas’s head, but that wasn’t the case. Nov 27, Monty rated it did not like it.
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I actually enjoyed this book. Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey that Judas bought for him.
So they never understood the true meaning of the Son of Man. At the Passover dinner, Jesus told his disciples: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.
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Surprisingly, it spends a lot of time discussing why Jesus wasn’t the messiah surprising because it seems to have been approved by the Catholic church. This makes a big difference. Jjudas, this is a good piece of “what if” fiction, suggesting that we don’t know all the details of what happened, and that later church leaders compiling the “official”, accepted scriptures may have tweaked the gospels to fit their needs at the time.
I archre to be blown away by this, but I just wasn’t. Best Kept Secret Jeffrey Archer.