Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead? by Dan Barker (June/July 2003)

Abuse Your Illusions: The Disinformation Guide To Media Mirages and Establishment Lies, a just-issued anthology edited by journalist Russ Kick, includes the chapter “Did Jesus Really Rise From The Dead?” by Dan Barker of the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Among the 44 contributors, who include investigative journalists, researchers, commentators, dissidents and academics, are Howard Zinn, Daniel Ellsberg, Thomas Szasz, Paul Krassner, Diane Bloom and Greg Palast. In addition to Barker’s critique of the Christian legend, the section “Belief” contains articles on “Islamic Censorship” by Howard Bloom, “The Virgin of Medjugorje” by Jonathan Levy, “L. Ron, Sirhan, Manson and Me” by Paul Krassner, and “Mormon Racism: Black is Not Beautiful” by Richard Abanes.

The book is the third in Kick’s popular series of anthologies that includes You Are Being Lied To and Everything You Know Is Wrong (which contains “Why Women Need Freedom From Religion” by Freethought Today editor Annie Laurie Gaylor).

The oversized softcover book, 350 pages, retails for U.S. $24.95. ISBN 0-9713942-4-5. The book is readily available at bookstores and online.

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