From the May, 2000 issue of Touchstone
The Flimflam Apostles by Mark Tooley

The Flimflam Apostles

The Jesus Seminar Goes on a Mission

by Mark Tooley

A long time ago there was a man named Jesus. He was a Jewish cynic and teacher of wisdom who fought against the domination system of his day. He proclaimed a reign of God based on liberty, equality, and fraternity. To protect their political and economic power, the Roman and Jewish leaders crucified him. After his death, his teachings were so vivid to his followers that they spoke of him as if he were still alive, although they never intended to be taken literally.

Unfortunately, some . . .


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