Thompson, Thomas L.:
Title THE MESSIAH MYTH. The Near Eastern Roots of Jesus and David.
Book Number 106805
London, Jonathan Cape, (2006). Reprint. Cloth, fore-edge lightly soiled, paper sl. yellowed else v.g. in d/w, pp. xiii, 414. ISBN 978 0 224 06200 8. First British edition. "... argues that the quest for the historical Jesus is beside the point, since the Jesus of the gospels never existed. Like King David before him, the Jesus of the Bible is an amalgamation of themes from Near Eastern mythology and traditions of kingship and divinity" (d/w blurb).
religion Christianity Jesus Near Eastern history messiah