n HTS : Theological Studies - The gospel myth of Christian origins

Volume 62, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0259-9422
  • E-ISSN: 2072-8050



In Burton Mack's latest book, entitled "The Christian myth. Origins, logic, and legacy", he raises challenging arguments with regard to those issues of the Christian myth mentioned in the title. The aim of this review article is to by means of this book introduce the reader to his research. In the first part of the article, Mack's viewpoint and argument are summarized and in the second part, it discusses the research of the literarkritische formgeschichtlichen German researchers who paved the way.

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