The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
BlurbThe Gospel According to Jesus Christ is a novel by the Portuguese author José Saramago. A fictional re-telling of Jesus Christ's life, it depicts him as a flawed, humanised character with passions and doubts. The novel garnered controversy with some critics, especially among the Roman Catholic Church, accusing Saramago of having a "substantially anti-religious vision". It was also praised by other critics as a "deeply philosophical, provocative and compelling work".
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