The Jesus delusion: A theoretical and phenomenological look

@article{Gettis2005TheJD,
  title={The Jesus delusion: A theoretical and phenomenological look},
  author={Alan Gettis},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={2005},
  volume={26},
  pages={131-136}
}
  • A. Gettis
  • Published 1 June 1987
  • Psychology, Philosophy
  • Journal of Religion and Health
The delusion of being Jesus Christ is examined theoretically with respect to etiology and purpose. An interview with a person who had this delusion for two years conveys the raw experience of living the Jesus delusion. 
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