The Gospel According to the Son and Christian Belief

@article{Partridge2006TheGA,
  title={The Gospel According to the Son and Christian Belief},
  author={J. Partridge},
  journal={Journal of Modern Literature},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={64 - 77}
}
  • J. Partridge
  • Published 2006
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Modern Literature
The Gospel According to the Son is best understood in the context of the philosophical concerns running through Mailer's fictional oeuvre rather than as Mailer's attempt to "set the record straight" about Jesus through the latest research on ancient manuscripts and archeology, as one might think. The struggles between a father and son and the subtle transmissions of power that result from the brushes of good with evil are two central Mailerian themes. Nonetheless, Mailer's rendition of the… Expand
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