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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Rausch Messianic Judaism, its history, theology, and polity “Note Luke, too, is careful to parallel Paul’s passion narrative with that of Jesus. So Schonfield suggests that what Paul really wanted was for the Pillars to grant recognition to his Gentiles, even without the Torah, as Israelites. Please try your request again later.

The Passover Plot

Acts 15 depicts a compromise whereby the Gentiles are told they must keep the minimal Noachian commandments traditionally required of the Gentile “God-fearers,” the noble pagans who attended synagogue to worship the Hebrew God but who balked at circumcision and all the schonfueld.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Learn more about Amazon Prime. One often hears it said, by those who did not read The Passover Plot, that Schonfield advocated the Svhonfield “seeming death” theory of Venturini, Bahrdt, and Schleiermacher, but this is wrong.

Hugh J. Schonfield

Schonfield confirmed huyh him that he indeed had had a bad experience with the Makes you wonder; what really happened???? This is evident particularly in his notorious book The Passover Plota book surprisingly conservative in many ways, not least hughh its belief in the literal accuracy of the gospel stories and sayings, despite the error of their supernaturalism.


Amazon Second Chance Pass schonnfield on, trade it in, give it a second life. Low to High Price: The Messianic Plan by Hugh J. It would have been quite illuminating to see Schonfield interacting with two of today’s leading Pauline interpreters, especially since the views of Maccoby parallel those of Schonfield at important points, while those of Sanders provide an instructive alternative to that of Schonfield on the crucial point of the Torah and Jewish nationalism.

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Schonfield was controversial at the time of publication. It must be admitted that these fascinating notions are set forth in more detail in Schonfield’s earlier works, but then most of these are no longer readily available.

Nov 07, Dave rated it liked it Shelves: To view it, click here. The way Schonfield puts the pieces schonfiwld, Jesus never intended to die. These were all people, after all. Dec 05, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: Schonfield thinks all these internal contradictions within Christian belief have been a big stumbling block for any real understanding of Jesus’ own beliefs about his mission in life.

Return to Book Page. I would have given it a higher rating except that I had thought from the description of the book that it was going to be less like sitting in an upper level religious studies class and more of a thought-provoking look for the layperson at history and texts. But he schlnfield present some very interesting schobfield that I find helpful in gaining a greater understanding of Jesus and the early Christian church.

Jan 04, Antonio V rated it did not like it. And like Sabbatai Sevi’s enlightenment, this revelation was accompanied by a dose of mental aberration and genuine psychic experience, according to Schonfield.


This is a scholarly look at the life and schontield of the man who came to be known as Christ. Hugh Joseph Schonfield London, 17 May – January 24, was a British Bible scholar specializing in the New Testament and the early development of the Christian religion and church. It seems perfectly plausible, that someone who has genuinely come to believe that he is “The Chosen One”, would also feel a duty to make any divine schonfieldd with regard to his mission come true.

Books by Hugh J. Schonfield (Author of The Passover Plot)

It all would have worked perfectly except that he was pierced on the cross by one of the soldiers. In true Christian tradition, he has also been the cause of much contention. Open Gate Press, But the book was a seminal work when it came out that spawned discussions on the Manhood of Christ, a figure who has been largely recast in the mold of a real live Santa Claus by the post-Hellistic Christian world. Wchonfield particular array of convictions and sympathies were, I say, unique in the ranks of New Testament scholarship.

This IS a book that will have me asking more questions about what I learned both in church and in school. The central premise of ” The Passover Plot ” was that Jesus had meticulously planned huugh engineered his own death and resurrection. Only 2 left in stock more on the way. Aug 04, D Scullion rated it liked it.