Theater: Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ

JESUS, A NEW BIOGRAPHY—Shirley Jackson Case—University of Chicago Press ($3).—

The Story, even before it became gospel truth, had been told many times and in many ways. Its outlines, the framework that is a matter of fact, not opinion, belief or hypothesis, remains comparatively fixed. It begins on a morning in Bethlehem, Palestine, when a woman called Mary gave birth to a small child whose father was either, according to the faith or cynicism of the reader, her husband or the Almighty God.

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