Three Jesus Certitudes

Pacifism, Feminism, and the Birth of Christianity

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Leonard J. Swidler
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Cascade Books
    , July
     2018.
     186 pages.
     $24.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781532604270.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

The Jesus of the four Gospels—and we have no knowledge of any other—appears mainly as a healer and a teacher—that is, as a healer of the soul. Three of the historically most certain facts about him were (1) his pacifism, (2) his feminism, and (3) that his women followers were the true founders of Christianity! The proof of these astounding claims you will find in the book.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Leonard J. Swidler is Professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue at Temple University. He has also taught in Europe and Asia. The cofounder of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies and the founder of the Dialogue Institute, Swidler has published hundreds of articles and many books. His books include Jesus Was a Feminist (2007), Trialogue (2007), The Age of Global Dialogue (Pickwick Publications, 2016), and Religion for Reluctant Believers (Cascade Books, 2017).

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