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Author Gubar, Susan, 1944-

Title Judas : a biography / Susan Gubar.

Imprint New York : W. W. Norton & Co., 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    226 GUB    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 JUDAS ISCARIOT GUB    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxvi, 453 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Part I: Myysterious origins -- Judas, fact or fiction? -- Alone of all his sex : Genesis in the Gospels -- Part II: Evolving incarnations -- Damned miscegenation : a fiendish adolescence from antiquity on -- Arresting kisses : coming of age, especially during the Renaissance -- In a modern glass darkly : the issue of sacrifice -- Twentieth-century deaths and resurrections : what would Judas do? -- Jesus, according to Judas's bad news : he who is praised.
Summary An account of the story of the New Testament's arch-villain and his history over the past 2000 years in which Gubar links Christian anti-Semitism with Christianity's attempt to grapple with transcendent evil.
Subject Judas Iscariot.
ISBN 9780393064834 (hardcover) : $27.95
0393064832 (hardcover)

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