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Single Idea 7483

[catalogued under 29. Religion / B. Monotheistic Religion / 4. Christianity / a. Christianity]

Full Idea

Paul's writings - letters mainly - predate the gospels and yet make no mention of many of the more striking episodes that make up Jesus' life.

Gist of Idea

Paul's early writings mention few striking episodes from Jesus' life


Peter Watson (Ideas [2005], Ch.07)

Book Reference

Watson,Peter: 'Ideas: from fire to Freud' [Phoenix 2006], p.221

A Reaction

This is not proof of anything, but it seems very significant if we are trying to get at the facts about Jesus.