The Jesus Problem
A Restatement of the Myth Theory
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The Jesus Problem A Restatement of the Myth Theory

By J. M. Robertson
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Table of Contents
  • CONTENTS
  • PREFATORY NOTE
  • THE JESUS PROBLEM
  • Chapter I
  • THE APPROACH
  • Chapter II
  • THE CENTRAL MYTH
    • § 1. The Ground of Conflict
    • § 2. The Sacrificial Rite
    • § 3. Contingent Elements
    • § 4. The Mock-King Ritual
    • § 5. Doctrinal Additions
    • § 6. Minor Ritual and Myth Elements
    • § 7. The Cross
    • § 8. The Suffering Messiah
    • § 9. The Rock Tomb
    • § 10. The Resurrection
  • Chapter III
  • ROOTS OF THE MYTH
    • § 1. Historical Data
    • § 2. Prototypes
    • § 3. The Mystery-Drama
  • Chapter IV
  • THE EVOLUTION OF THE CULT
    • § 1. The Primary Impulsion
    • § 2. The Silence of Josephus
    • § 3. The Myth of the Twelve Apostles
    • § 4. The Process of Propaganda
    • § 5. Real Determinants
  • Chapter V
  • ORGANIZATION AND ECONOMICS
    • § 1. The Economic Side
    • § 2. Organization
  • Chapter VI
  • EARLY BOOK-MAKING
    • §1. The “Didachê”
    • § 2. The Apocalypse
    • § 3. Epistles
  • Chapter VII
  • GOSPEL-MAKING
    • § 1. Tradition
    • § 2. Schmiedel’s Tests
    • § 3. Tendential Tests
    • § 4. Historic Summary
  • Chapter VIII
  • SUPPLEMENTARY MYTH
    • § 1. Myths of Healing
    • § 2. Birth-Myths
    • § 3. Minor Myths
  • Chapter IX
  • CONCLUSION
  • Appendix A
  • THE “TEACHING OF THE TWELVE APOSTLES”
  • Appendix B
  • THE MYTH OF SIMON MAGUS
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
  • INDEX
  • Colophon
    • Availability
    • Encoding
    • Revision History
    • External References
    • Corrections
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