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Jesus and the Trojan War: Myth and Meaning for Today

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Looks at ways in which stories are presented and understood; and how story-tellers - and their listeners - may wittingly or unwittingly confuse fact with fiction. This book explores the parallels between four stories (the Trojan war, Moses, King Arthur, and Jesus), and the way their sources relate to their histories and contemporary relevance.
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Overview

Looks at ways in which stories are presented and understood; and how story-tellers - and their listeners - may wittingly or unwittingly confuse fact with fiction. This book explores the parallels between four stories (the Trojan war, Moses, King Arthur, and Jesus), and the way their sources relate to their histories and contemporary relevance.
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Church Times - The Very Revd Dr Lewis

"The book is most suited to people who are surprised by the complexities of literary and historical study, especially when it comes to the distant past, where evidence is all too scarce.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845400811
  • Publisher: Imprint Academic
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 1,426,015
  • Product dimensions: 5.36 (w) x 8.32 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Horan, who has a first class BA (Hons) degree, is a retired management consultant. He saw his work with major international corporations and with many smaller organizations, both in the public and the private sector, as taking steps toward the creation of a workplace fit for the human spirit. Michael Horan's first book, Jesus and the Trojan War: Myth and Meaning for Today (Imprint Academic, 2007) looks at ways in which the past has been crafted by storytellers and at how stories are presented and understood. He lives in the High Weald of Sussex.

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