The Jesus Myth

A psychologist's viewpoint

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Pub Date 25 Mar 2022 | Archive Date 07 Mar 2022
John Hunt Publishing Ltd, https://www.johnhuntpublishing.com/christian-alternative-books/

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A look at the nature of myth as a carrier of deep truth and that we all have our own internal myths about ourselves and life. Exploring what was and is meant by the term Messiah, both in the 1st century and now.

"Here is a book bursting with common sense and inspiration, written by someone who has known life in all its rich complexity... It's a book that has to be read by all those who dare to ask for more"

Revd Dr Terry Biddington FRSA, Dean of Spiritual Life, Winchester University.

A look at the nature of myth as a carrier of deep truth and that we all have our own internal myths about ourselves and life. Exploring what was and is meant by the term Messiah, both in the 1st...


A Note From the Publisher

Now retired, Chris Scott was a priest and psychologist. Before joining the Society of Saint Francis as a novice Friar in 1974, he worked in the London Ambulance Service. After a four year novitiate, he worked for a year in a parish before going to Salisbury and Wells Theological College. Ordained in 1981, he worked in parishes until 1989. He married Ruth in 1982 and qualified as a Relate counselor during this time. He moved into chaplaincy in 1989 when he also started a psychology degree, graduating from Surrey University in 1991. He also worked as an Organisational Consultant and Trainer in the NHS for a number of years. He studied Jungian psychology with the Guild of Analytical Psychology before qualifying as a psychotherapist with the Human Givens Institute. He is now an honorary Chaplain to Winchester University. He has two adult children.

Now retired, Chris Scott was a priest and psychologist. Before joining the Society of Saint Francis as a novice Friar in 1974, he worked in the London Ambulance Service. After a four year novitiate...


Advance Praise

Drawing on his own rich experience, Chris Scott succinctly and with clarity examines the Jesus myth, shedding light on the meaning to be found in Christianity in the twenty-first century. A highly rewarding read, it challenges each reader to find not only their personal myth but also meaning in and for their own lives. An excellent book.


Melanie Gibson, UKCP, IAAP. Jungian Analyst


Drawing on his own rich experience, Chris Scott succinctly and with clarity examines the Jesus myth, shedding light on the meaning to be found in Christianity in the twenty-first century. A highly...


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