Visit ‘s Hugh Schonfield Page and shop for all Hugh Schonfield books. Check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of Hugh Schonfield. Hugh J. Schonfield has 64 books on Goodreads with ratings. Hugh J. Schonfield’s most popular book is The Passover Plot. There is probably no other figure in modern Jewish historical research who is more controversial or famous than Hugh J. Schonfield, who once said: “The.

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Archived huugh the original on August 25, In he published the controversial The Passover Plota book whose thesis is that the Crucifixion was part of a larger, conscious attempt by Jesus to fulfill the Messianic expectations rampant in his time, and that the plan went unexpectedly wrong.

Again, Schonfield’s Saul corresponds to Montanus as the Paraclete incarnate. Read this fifty plus years ago.

It seems that the manuscript may well be authentic. Nov 07, Dave rated it liked it Shelves: There are many facts and fictions in this piece, but most of what is there is very interesting IF you can slog through the fact that it reads like a doctoral dissertation. The second section is by far the better, as it sticks to a more academic style. No Sense of Obligation: Want to Read saving… Error rating book.

Schonfield goes on to examine them one by one. Part II of the book presents six essays describing the origin and growth of Christianity. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. In desperation, the scientist assumes the identity of the Inventor and carries on the experiments on his own. Schweitzer’s work is so well-known within the field that Schonfield must certainly have hjgh intimately familiar with it for decades prior to writing his work.


The Original New Testament: I ought to re-read it in light of all the new theories about the life of Jesus that abound now. Schonfield nonetheless did continue in a Rationalist vein, similar to Kirsopp Lake, suggesting that the resurrection appearances of a “Jesus” schnfield was at first not “recognized” were wchonfield cases of mistaken identity.

Then the Inventor falls off a cliff and dies! Dec 30, MaryElle rated it really liked it. The central premise of hjgh The Passover Plot ” was that Jesus had meticulously planned and engineered his own death and resurrection. I read this book prior to having read the bible in its entirety and, so, with a rather naive acceptance of Dr.

Sanders’s Paul, the Law, and the Jewish People. Hugh Schonfield had a number of schonrield views on Paul, his life and his doctrine, and they are set forth here.

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Hugh J. Schonfield

Hugh Schonfield, a distinguished Biblical scholar, had worked for world citizenship and mundialism SchonfieldStephen A. Schonfield died inleaving behind him a great many books, most published, some as yet schpnfield. And, once the Jerusalem compromise was reached, what was the envisioned status of Pauline converts who might refuse to heed James’ decree and, say, continue to order rare steaks?

Hugh Joseph Schonfield London, 17 May – January 24, was a British Bible scholar specializing in the New Testament and the early development of the Schonfielv religion and church. On the one hand, he considers the tradition likely that the author was Paul’s personal physician Luke.

Books by Hugh J. Schonfield

Indeed, it is almost surprising that Schonfield did not interpret the resurrection of Jesus as Leslie D. Want to Read saving…. Schonfield gave me an alternative way to see biblical stories. I think especially of the case of Schonfeld. Yet he carefully avoids all reference to it, and for good reason.


Schonfield’s particular array of convictions and sympathies were, I say, unique in the ranks of New Testament scholarship. Paul’s gospel was abstractly spiritual, that of the Nazoreans avowedly political.

This Zennish enterprise is well served by Hugh Schonfield’s translation, more than most others, with its determined avoidance of ecclesiastical jargon. At one time he was president of the H. He was just a heretic.

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This much seems fairly clear, but it leaves some crucial areas blurry. The book is divided into two sections: A very stimulating non-fiction book that examines the background — political, religious, and otherwise — behind the scenes of stories in the Bible that are familiar to most Westerners. The Mystery of the Messiah by Hugh J. Just a moment while shconfield sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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To suggest a comparison that Schonfield himself did not think to use, though I think it is appropriate, Schonfield’s Saul might be compared with Hong Xiuquan, the Taipeng Messiah and Heavenly King who believed himself to be the earthly incarnation of the Younger Son of God, whose Heavenly Elder Brother was Jesus.

There is a further twist to the plot. Paul had seen Roman power protect and guarantee Jewish rights in Cilicia; James and Peter chafed under the rule of Pilate and resented, on general principle, outlanders ruling the Holy Land.