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Did Christianity begin with a mythical Christ? Was the original Jesus a man or a mythical savior god? Solving the Jesus Puzzle through the Christian and ancient-world record, from the Pauline epistles to the Gospels to the second century Christian apologists, from Philo to Josephus to Jewish and Hellenistic philosophy.

Christian faith evolved from a Jesus myth to an historical Jesus. New Testament scholarship needs to uncover that original evolution and rewrite the history of Western religion.


Books by Earl Doherty- How to Purchase Books 
Jesus: Neither God Nor Man The Jesus Puzzle Challenging the Verdict

Jesus: Neither God Nor Man

Paperback version no longer available.

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The Gamemaster
A Mystery Novel in a Science-Fiction Future
(available for translation and publication)


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