This work contains edited republications of the following previously published articles:
Redefining the Political Spectrum - The Rational Spectrum | Assessing the Vote and the Roots of American... More > Political Divide | Division of Labor, Assembly Line Thought - The Paradox of Democratic Capitalism | The Contradictions Inherent in American Conservatism< Less
Did Jesus really exist? There are many views about the origin of the Jesus story. This book makes the case for the Jesus story having developed out of existing Jewish messianic and apocalyptic... More > literature and beliefs, with no historical person at the core of the story.
This is an excellent book for both Christians and non-Christians, and actually takes a very close look at much of the symbolism and meaning of the New Testament scriptures in ways that will be very familiar to Christians.
Readers will be introduced to all of the major points in the discussion of the historicity of Jesus, as well as all of the primary source materials that underly this topic. There is no other book on Jesus historicity that provides as much access to the relevant source materials.
To hear an interview with the author about the book click on the following link: Jesus - A Very Jewish Myth< Less
The Gospel of Mark is one of the most influential writings in all of human history, and one of the most seemingly enigmatic as well. This book takes an in-depth look at the symbolism and scriptural... More > references in the Gospel of Mark in order to explain how and why this enigmatic work was written.
This is an excellent book for both Christians and non-Christians, laymen and scholars, as it is written in an easy to read accessible style, but takes a very detailed and critical look at the texts.
The ultimate conclusion is that the Gospel of Mark was written as an allegorical story in reaction to the destruction of Judea in 70 CE, the intention of which was to portray the Judean Jews as having brought the destruction upon themselves.< Less