Beware the Bar-Kochba Jesus

Who gives the fairest guide for those seeking to "discover the authentic story of Jesus of Nazareth".

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January 19, 2012 16:46
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Kosher Jesus is the latest work by prominent American rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the author of 27 books, popular columnist and relationship guru to Hollywood stars who is currently being touted as the next chief rabbi of the UK.

Although he admits to growing up with a typical Jewish “chip” against Jesus, Boteach says he became curious as a teenager about the central figure of the New Testament, and Kosher Jesus is the result of his life-long search for the real story of the man from Galilee. He unflinchingly promises the reader that “in these pages… you will discover the authentic story of Jesus of Nazareth.”

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