By Jennifer Stevens
Fictional reconstructions of the Gospels proceed to discover a spot in modern literature and the preferred mind's eye. Present-day writers of recent Testament–based fiction are thought of to join a practice shaped within the mid-to-late 20th century. but the principles have been laid previous nonetheless by way of writers like Oscar Wilde, George Moore, and Marie Corelli who, in flip, drew effect from different works of biblical scholarship. the most recent within the English organization Monographs sequence, The historic Jesus and the Literary mind's eye paints a resounding photograph of the connection among nineteenth-century biblical scholarship and literary works that increases fascinating questions for students operating on the intersection of literature and theology.