The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot has ratings and 74 reviews. Louis said: I listened to the book on CD version of this title. At fir. 27 Mar The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot and recounted by Jeffrey Archer and Prof Francis J Moloney. Macmillan, Price £ The Gospel According to Judas [Jeffrey Archer, Francis J. Moloney, Benjamin Iscariot] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The very name of .

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It didn’t successfully introduce any complexities to the character most of us visualize when we think Judas.

The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot by Jeffrey Archer

It is a different look at the man who has become synonymous with traitor along with Benedict Arnold. I actually enjoyed this book. The story of what happened to Judas after Jesus’s crucifixion was probably the most interesting part of the book, but only because it was the only part that I hadn’t already heard told a million times. Judas was becoming worried about how much better he understood the dangers of the situation than anyone else.

Sons of Fortune Jeffrey Archer. Nov 27, Monty rated it did not like it. Pachinko Min Jin Lee. What if Judas was the uudas Christ chose to do this?

Looking for beautiful books? This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The take away spoiler alert! In April, a 1,year-old copy of the “Gospel of Judas” was unveiled in Washington.

The Gospel According to Judas : By Benjamin Iscariot

However I found gospl very enjoyable and an excellent read. The Jesus story – from birth to death -was fairly traditional. After reading a number of non-fiction books about this issue, this little book gave me a refreshing look at a possible scenario that devel This was an excellent little book It is not known who wrote that Judas gospel.


The following work offers an alternative explanation. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. In this story, Judas is the good guy, wanting only what t thinks is best for Jesus and trying to save his life.

The author and his collaborator has gone into great detail when writing the following book. Judas Iscariot was a good man. It led me to think back, at this season, on the year my older son Ben and I spent Christmas in southern Chile. The only new information I was able to gleen from this work of fiction is that Judas had conspired with a scribe to whisk Jesus to a safe place because Judas didn’t want Jesus to get killed.

Best Kept Secret Jeffrey Archer. After reading the above book I The following work describes the life of Jesus of Nazareth through the eyes of his disciple Judas Iscariot.

Also, Judas did not believe that Jesus was the messiah but honored him as being a man of God. Even as pure fiction it fails because a story must have a good guy and a bad guy. If this is so, then I would say that he did an excellent job. When Jesus said he was going to die, Judas was horrified. Want to Read saving….

However, this is gkspel good piece of “what if” fiction, suggesting that we don’t know all the details of what happened, and that later church leaders compiling the “official”, accepted scriptures may have tweaked the gospels to fit their needs at the time. According to this book Judas did not kill himself but instead left Jerusalem and joined the Essenes a group who were living in the desert and awaiting the Messiah.

This intriguing book – the result of an intense collaboration between one of the world’s most popular storytellers and one of the world’s leading biblical scholars – throws a new light on the events leading up to the great betrayal. Cod God and the 30 pieces of silver. Judas was used arcner a scapegoat and was identified to Jesus’ followers as the man who had given him up to author An interesting treatment of the idea that perhaps Judas was not the betrayer that history portrays him as.


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This Was a Man Jeffrey Archer. Whether you believe it or not, judaw is a fascinating concept. This book, presented in gospel style with two-colour text, ribbon marker and gilded edges, and ostensibly written by the son of Judas, is a highly readable and gripping account of the stories of Jesus and Judas, which will open a whole new debate among secular and religious readers.

Well, if it’s good enough for Desmond Tutu, it should be kudas enough for me, right? I liked this book, to the extent that I enjoy listening to the accordinh stories of the Gospels, but I thought that there could’ve been so much more done with it. While this is also fictionalised, it’s written in the same form as the four gospels in the Bible.

A lot of gospel quotes. It led me to think back, at this season, on the year my older son Ben an As I continue to explore Jeffrey Archer, I found this book on the shelf.

The other apostles lied about him. The Other Woman Sandie Jones.

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This book interested me like all mysteries. The latter has the reputation of being the betrayer of Jesus according to the other gospels. Surprisingly, it spends a lot of time discussing why Jesus wasn’t the messiah surprising because it seems to have been approved by the Catholic church.