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Posted by: brian griffith on Sep 29, 2009 at 07:48:30 PM

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My new book Correcting Jesus: 2000 Years of Changing the Story has appeared on some major bookseller websites, so I want to post something to explain it.


The reason I wrote this book is fairly simple. I grew up going to church in Texas, during the Black Civil Rights movement and the Viet Nam war. And ever since then I’ve pondered the contradictory messages of Christian tradition—concerning basic subjects like women, freedom, violence, nationalism, property, forgiveness, or compassion. In this book I try to trace events over the past 2,000 years, to show how Christian values or ideals have repeatedly changed—sometimes to the point of reversing earlier principles. My method is to compare