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He is not mentioned by the name Bartholomew in the Gospel of John nor are there any early acta the earliest being written by a pseudepigraphical writer Pseudo Abdias who assumed the identity of Abdias of Babylon and to whom is attributed the Saint Thierry (Reims Bibl mun ms 142) and Pseudo Abdias manuscripts

Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell

According to the gospel they variously betray him (Judas) doubt his Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell Reviewed by Jonathan Beckman Jonathan Beckman

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Bissell writes with a keen eye about his fellow pilgrims at the tombs the young Evangelical who despite his religion's tepid view of the saints still goes to the resting place of Phillip and James; the Greek guide who can rattle off every fact about John as if they were well the gospel truth

Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell

Tom Bissell provides rich A profound and moving journey into the heart of Christianity that explores the mysterious and often paradoxical lives and legacies of the Twelve Apostles—a book both for those of the faith and for others who seek to understand Christianity from the outside in Peter Matthew Thomas John Who were these men

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The Savior's Friends On Tom Bissell's Apostle — The Revealer

Oct 04 2016 · Bissell writes movingly of the Apostles that "to many believers the interpersonal dynamics of the gospels were precisely that apparent As apparent as every miracle as every word of Jesus " The Twelve are of course all the more human seeming because of it in all their glorious imperfections and short comings

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This is a fascinating book of interest to all or none religions it examines the later history of the 12 (or more) apostles some of whom seem to have ended their lives in strange ways and places Tom Bissell examines the anomalies of the New Testament that are plain to anyone who actually reads them with an open mind

Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell

Bissell writes with a keen eye about his fellow pilgrims at the tombs the young Evangelical who despite his religion's tepid view of the saints still goes to the resting place of Phillip and James; the Greek guide who can rattle off every fact about John as if they were well the gospel truth

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Bissell writes with a keen eye about his fellow pilgrims at the tombs the young Evangelical who despite his religion s tepid view of the saints still goes to the resting place of Phillip and James; the Greek guide who can rattle off every fact about John as if they were well the gospel truth

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Bissell writes with a keen eye about his fellow pilgrims at the tombs the young Evangelical who despite his religion's tepid view of the saints still goes to the resting place of Phillip and James; the Greek guide who can rattle off every fact about John as if they were well the gospel truth

Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell

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On the road to find the apostles Times Union

Apr 01 2016 · TOM BISSELL Background A journalist and fiction writer Bissell spent three years studying the stories of the 12 apostles and traveling around the world from Jerusalem to Kyrgyzstan to find

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Tom Bissell is a wonderful elegant writer and a dryly funny non believer (a lapsed Catholic) who is nevertheless fascinated by Christianity within Jerusalem s Old City he brilliantly evokes the burning tension and borderline madness of a city like no other on earth Throughout his travels Bissell listens to today s pilgrims with a laudable

Writer travels around globe to tombs of apostles

Bissell a highly regarded travel and nonfiction writer is at the American Academy in Rome this year working on a book on the tombs of the Twelve Apostles Actually as Bissell pointed out it's 13 Apostles Matthias was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot after Judas betrayed Christ and committed suicide

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Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell

Mar 05 2016 · Nowhere does this nimbus of lore inference legend presumption and legerdemain accrete more creatively than around the 12 apostles Tom Bissell's book is consistently fascinating about the

Who were those guys at the Last Supper A Q&A with Tom Bissell

"Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve" by Tom Bissell was released on March 1 2016 by Pantheon Books Photo courtesy of Pantheon Books This image is available for web and print publication

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Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve (English

Bissell writes with a keen eye about his fellow pilgrims at the tombs the young Evangelical who despite his religion's tepid view of the saints still goes to the resting place of Phillip and James; the Greek guide who can rattle off every fact about John as if they were well the gospel truth

Was John the Disciple Whom Jesus Loved Reading Acts

Mar 16 2012 · The "disciple whom Jesus loved" is likely not James since he was killed by Acts 12 much too early to have written the Gospel The internal evidence from the Gospel of John implies that the "the disciple whom Jesus loved" was in fact John the son of Zebedee

These 12 Men Shaped Christianity—But National Geographic

Mar 06 2016 · In Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve author Tom Bissell sets off to discover whether the Twelve Apostles were actual historical figures or merely characters in a fictional story On

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Ultimately Bissell finds that the story of the apostles is the story of early Christianity its competing versions of Jesus' ministry its countless schisms and its ultimate evolution from an obscure Jewish sect to the global faith we know today in all its forms and permutations In his quest to understand the underpinnings of the world's

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Mar 13 2016 · 'Apostle ' by Tom Bissell Nietzsche believed that if only a Dostoyevsky had been among the apostles who followed Jesus someone who understood the environment in which "the scum of society nervous

Apostle by Tom Bissell review the gospels according to whom

Apostle by Tom Bissell review the gospels according to whom A questing and informative book breathes new life into the eternal mysteries of the 12 Apostles writes Ian Thomson Ian Thomson

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Tom Bissell examines the anomalies of the New Testament that are plain to anyone who actually reads them with an open mind I hadn't realised that Paul's letters predated the Gospels by some years; that he never met Jesus and that his interpretation of Christianity was the basis of the Christian religion

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Mar 01 2016 · Tom Bissell examines the anomalies of the New Testament that are plain to anyone who actually reads them with an open mind I hadn't realised that Paul's letters predated the Gospels by some years; that he never met Jesus and that his interpretation of Christianity was the basis of the Christian religion

New York Times Book Review on the Apostles '12 Bleating

Mar 15 2016 · No one can imagine that the terms "Islam" and "filthy religion" would be associated with each other in the pages of The New York Times But in the Sunday Book Review an article on Tom Bissell's history of the apostles of Jesus Christ began with this stunning turn from poet Christian Wiman "Nietzsche believed that if only a Dostoyevsky had been among the apostles who followed

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Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell 568 ratings 3 60 average rating 115 reviews Apostle Quotes Showing 1 7 of 7 "Sitting there I remembered two things about going to mass with my father he never took Communion because of his and my mother's divorce and he always tapped his heart three times with solemn