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Sweet Jesus: Straight-Shooting Scriptural Studies Scrutinizing the Savior
Sweet Jesus Straight-Shooting Scriptural Studies Scrutinizing the Savior Author:A. J. Mattill, Jr. Volume one; Spiral bound. — These thirty startling studies may be the most devastating analysis yet of the words and deeds of the Jesus of the Gospels. Was he a virtuoso of vituperation? a consummate curser? a thief and robber? a liar? an advocate of capital punishment for children? a text-twister? a self-castrated eunuch? a teacher of tyrannical... more » theology? an authorizer of religious persecution? a foe of laughter? a condoner of slavery? an apocalyptic fanatic? Should we today live by his ethical standards? Is the Golden Rule a perfectly fine moral principle? Can informed people today believe what Jesus believed? Detailed index. With spiral binding, pages lie flat for easy reading.
About the Author: A. J. Mattill, Jr. (B.A., University of Chicago; B.D.; Evangelical Theological Seminary; Ph.D; in biblical studies and theology, Vanderbilt University) taught Bible at Berry College, Livingstone College, and Winebrenner Theological Seminary. His articles have appeared in such periodicals as The Journal of Biblical Literature, and The Catholic Biblical Quarterly. He is now a contributing editor of The American Rationalist and a regular contributor to Freethought Perspective. He is included in Who's Who in Hell, an international directory of freethinkers.« less