The Christian Myth

The Christian Myth

Origins, Logic, and Legacy

Book - 2001
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Traces Burton Mack's intellectual evolution, from a creative analyst of ancient texts, to a scholar searching for the motives and interests of Jesus's followers who composed those texts, and for the social logic of the Christian myths they created.
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2001
ISBN: 9780826413550
Branch Call Number: 270.1 M153c 2001
Characteristics: 237 p. ; 23 cm


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Using systematic analysis, Mack seeks to describe and understand the cultural and anthropological influences on the conception and adoption of Christian myths and rituals.

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