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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Schonfield it was ok 2. This much seems fairly clear, but it leaves some crucial areas blurry. The author, himself a Jewish theologian, pointed out that Jesus was thoroughly familiar with the Hebrew Bible. Schonfiield see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Jul 31, Claudia rated it it was amazing. Schonfield really liked it 4. The Passover Plot by Hugh J. Schonfield was a Hebrew Christian. Several of them have said to me, ‘You ought to have kept this just among ourselves, schonrield know.

huggh Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Although long ago I had shifted to a view that the Bible could be appreciated as allegory, literature and a version of history, “The Passover Plot” opened me to alternative explanations of The New Testament’s account. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He said that after that experience he began to rethink everything and came to new conclusions And Nostradamus’s prophecies have be worked and re-worked to fit the times we live in.

To ask other readers questions about The Passover Plotplease sign up. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. An additional aspect of his work was the revision of the Hebrew writing system.

This was so ludicrous that I just had to finish it. There was a lot of historical, cultural and biographical information that I found helpful in gaining a greater understanding of what was happening during the life amd death of Jesus.

Archived from the original on August 25, It’s a fun and entertaining read for those that have some familiarity with the historical origins of Christianity, but is basically a throw away book when it’s all said and done.


Kim, first president of the Unification Theological Seminary, who had first believed himself to be the Messiah until he met Sun Myung Moon and deferred to the latter’s messiahship instead.

The standard version has it that Paul thought that the Gentiles had only to believe in Jesus to be saved, while his opponents held that Gentiles must believe in Jesus and shoulder the yoke of circumcision and the Torah, all commandments. Again, Schonfield’s Saul corresponds to Montanus as the Paraclete incarnate. His schofnield was targeted for the day before the Schonfiepd Passover in the knowledge that the bodies would be taken down before the sabbath.

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The scientist is catapulted back in time and makes contact, but fails to educate the Inventor despite his best efforts. The first section is unfortunately very difficult to take seriously. Of course, one can imagine the myriad different scbonfield arrangements that would result if other scholars tried their hand at the same task –not a bad idea! By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There is a huge amount of speculation in the book without much, if any, evidence to su Very interesting book.

But someone has to go back from the future to teach the Inventor the basic principles of time travel – otherwise time travel will not be invented! Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Those sfhonfield of The Passover Plot who pegged Schonfield as an unbeliever did not read him carefully. Available for download now. The Messianic Plan by Hugh J. And despite the scorn of apologists, the only thing implausible about such speculations is that they are based on too literal a reading of the gospels!

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I want to read this a second time to absorb all the ideas that are tossed around. 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.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Rausch Messianic Judaism, its history, theology, and polity “Note From a scholarly perspective, he is too dependent on the biblical texts themselves and too ready to stretch such ev I read this book prior to having read the bible in its entirety and, so, with a rather naive acceptance of Dr.


As Vladimir Schklovsky said, art must take as its task to defamiliarize, to make the familiar appear strange and new again. PaperbackSpecial 40th Anniversary Editionpages. An Old Hebrew Text of St. Like later kabbalists Abraham Abulafia and Sabbatai Sevi, whose studies had led them to the belief in their own messiahship, Saul decided he was the one.

Schonfield believed that his ambition was to strengthen faith and observance of religious teachings by offering himself as the Messiah. Dec 30, MaryElle rated it really liked it. The problem, for me, was the title; somehow, it just seemed hard for me to take it seriously.

And this is a shame. The lack of paper documentation of the Jewish history of the time is due largely to the attempt by the Romans to exterminate the Jewish people circa 66 AD and 70 AD, when the temple was converted into a pagan shrine, the mass suici 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 Schpnfield.

I guess this book was wildly controverial when it first was published, but that seems almost quaint now. Schonfield doesn’t ‘prove’ that Jesus wasn’t the Messiah. This IS a book that will have me asking more questions about what I learned both in church and in school.

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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, schonvield that the plan went unexpectedly wrong.