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Doherty, Earl 1941-

Overview
Works: 15 works in 33 publications in 4 languages and 502 library holdings
Genres: Controversial literature  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Earl Doherty
The God who wasn't there by Brian Flemming( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holding modern Christianity up to a bright spotlight, this bold new film demands answers to the questions few dare to ask. Your guide through the world of Christendom is former fundamentalist Brian Flemming, who examines believers and their beliefs
The Jesus puzzle : did Christianity begin with a mythical Christ? by Earl Doherty( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on the New Testament epistles, pre-2nd century Christian writings, and Jewish, Gnostic, and Greco-Roman documents of the time, to argue that Jesus Christ never existed, but was originally conceived as a mythical divine being, with a human past for him being constructed only later when the Gospels were written
Challenging the verdict : a cross-examination of Lee Strobel's "The case for Christ" by Earl Doherty( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the face of modern critical scholarship, which is steadily eroding the historical reliability of the Gospels and their presentation of Jesus, conservative writers have been making valiant attempts to reestablish confidence in the Christian record and doctrine. The most prominent of these, in popular exposure and commercial success, has been Lee Strobel, in his 1998 book The Case for Christ. In that book, Lee Strobel, an ex-court journalist, conducts a series of 14 interviews with well-known conservative and evangelical scholars of the New Testament, such as Craig Blomberg, William Lane Craig and Gary Habermas, in an attempt to establish the reliability of the Gospel account and the truth of the Resurrection. Within the context of a scholarly critique, Earl Doherty, author of The Jesus Puzzle (also available on Amazon) takes quotations from those interviews and sets up his own dialogue with them, as though cross-examining Strobel and his witnesses in a courtroom before judge and jury. This makes for gripping reading, a strong atmosphere and an effective way to present the case in favor of a more rational and coherent view of the Christian record and the origins of Christianity. Challenging the Verdict exposes the deficiencies, the fallacies, the selective and misleading use of evidence inherent in The Case for Christ, and offers more reasonable alternatives. Challenging the Verdict is written in simple, clear, conversational language, with elements of humor and insight into logic and history. The book addresses all aspects of the Christian record: Gospels, epistles, non-canonical documents. Occasionally, it steps beyond the scope of New Testament interpretation and discusses religion and rationality in general. Challenging the Verdict provides an ideal response for those who have had Lee Strobel's book urged upon them by friends, family members and their local clergy. Now you can offer something in return that will show why there is good reason to question the Gospels and reject their claims
El puzzle de Jesús : una novela sobre la gran pregunta de nuestro tiempo by Earl Doherty( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesús de Nazaret, su posible descendencia y el papel de sus discípulos están de plena actualidad. Llega así la publicación de El puzzle de Jesús, que aporta un punto de vista diferente y polémico sobre su figura. Earl Doherty, el autor, es un estudioso que se ha dedicado durante décadas a investigar los testimonios acerca de la vida de Jesús, profundizando hasta las últimas consecuencias ... que a mucha gente le gustaría no tener que leer. Kevin Quinter es un escritor de ficción histórica al que proponen escribir un bestseller sobre la vida de Jesús de Nazaret. Su trabajo se convierte en una obsesión que arrastra con él a los que están a su alrededor: su amigo David, director de una organización que combate los fundamentalismos religiosos de la sociedad occidental; su novia y colaboradora principal, Shauna; y una misteriosa mujer que irrumpirá con fuerza en su vida
Jesus : neither God nor man : the case for a mythical Jesus by Earl Doherty( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Jesus-Puzzle : basiert das Christentum auf einer Legende? by Earl Doherty( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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1 edition published in 2007 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

EL Puzzle de Jesús by Earl Doherty( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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1 edition published in 2005 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vardis Fisher, an American and atheist novelist on the history of religious ideas by Earl Doherty( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Jesus Puzzle 2 : did christianity begin with a mythical Christ? by Earl Doherty( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Jesus Puzzle 1 : did christianity begin with a mythical Christ? by Earl Doherty( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Yesu pojul 1 by Earl Doherty( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Korean and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yesu pojul 2 by Earl Doherty( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Korean and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sosŏl Jijŏsŭ p'ŏjŭl = Jesus puzzle by Earl Doherty( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Korean and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Jesus puzzle : did Christianity begin with a mythical Christ?
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Challenging the verdict : a cross-examination of Lee Strobel's "The case for Christ"El puzzle de Jesús : una novela sobre la gran pregunta de nuestro tiempoJesus : neither God nor man : the case for a mythical Jesus
Alternative Names
Earl Doherty Canadees schrijver

Earl Doherty Canadian writer

Earl Doherty canadisk skribent

Earl Doherty escritor canadiense

Earl Doherty kanadensisk författare

Earl Doherty kanadischer Historiker und Sprachwissenschaftler

Earl Doherty kanadisk skribent

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