Thursday, April 20, 2017

Book Preview: E-book- “The Apocryphal Jesus” by Ken Ammi


About the Author

Ken Ammi is an Argentinean-American , a Jewish-Christian, an essayist and lecturer who writes at True Freethinker.

He was raised in a 100% secular manner and did attend private Jewish school.  He had his Bar Mitzvah in Israel (only secular Jews may be able to understand this oddity).  He was also involved in the New Age Movement and was a practitioner of Reiki, Tai Chi Chuan, Chi Kung and the I'Ching.

About the Book

The purpose of this work is to review that which various apocryphal texts state about Jesus and to do so for various reasons. One reason is that some people have the idea that such apocryphal text, by any other name such as alternate gospels, portray Jesus in very different terms than does the New Testament (hereinafter “NT”) or subsequent Christian theology. Such idea are promulgated largely by pop-researchers and popularizers of Gnosticism, zeitgeist-style theorists, Jesus mythicists, et al.

The book is a consideration of how 35 apocryphal texts portray Jesus.

As a whole I would say that Jesus is such an undeniable figure that even those seeking to change our view of Him must admit various true facts about Him. Thus, there are portions of the apocryphal texts which portray a Jesus consistent with the NT canon. That being said, I point out where each text contains that which I term “unique features” which range from simply extra-biblical to actually contradictory.

You can get your copy of this work here.

To learn more about Ken and his work, go here.

Courage and Godspeed,
Chad

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