El Evangelio según Jesucristo has ratings and reviews. Amy said: OK, I have officially given up on this book. I have 75 pages left, but I ju. El Evangelio Segun Jesucristo by Jose Saramago, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Buy EL EVANGELIO SEGUN JESUCRISTO DE JOSE SARAMAGO by ROMAN CARLOS (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free.

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To view it, click here. Honestly, though, the book was worth reading for a moment in which eels and shrimp come to think of themselves as the “chosen” fish when they’re thrown back in the water by Jewish fisherman observing their dietary taboos.

God goes on for about half a dozen pages naming martyrs and the ways in which they died for the gospel and then mentions the Crusades and the Inquisition. Although he wrote his first novel inhe waited some 35 years before winning critical acclaim for work such as the Memorial do Convento. Didn’t think the book was great. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Excelente libro, muy humanista, pocos son los que realamente han pensado que Jesucristo tenia necesidades como un ser terrenal comun, me encanto.

Aug 11, Amida Lechuga rated it it was ok.

An interesting concept of the humanity of Jesus. I think I am going to move this book along to someone who might appreciate it more. Open Preview See a Problem? Still, it took me a very long jeesucristo to finish it becau This is the story of the life of Jesus, but the first third or more focused on Joseph of Nazareth.


El evangelio según Jesucristo / The Gospel According to Jesus Christ

Didn’t even setun Catholic Church back off of that? Lists with This Book. Unlike great authors, Saramago never offers much room for interpretation or the possibility of being wrong or even in doubt. Trivia About The Gospel Accord This last criticism is more a matter of personal taste, but given how big a role it played in my reading of the book, I have to mention it: From inside the book.

I also couldn’t quite figure out why he wrote it–it didn’t seem like a book written to encourage or discourage the believer, nor provoke thought in the atheist.

Near the end, Jesus asks God to tell Him what will happen after the former’s death on the cross. There’s nothing wrong with being firm in your convictions, but good fiction written for the literary set is not made of such one-dimensional thought.

Bulghakov’s “Master and Margarita”. I’d love to know what saramagi people think about this book if they’ve read it. It re-envisions the story of Jesus in a way that attempts to reconcile discrepancies between the old and new testament, so it crafts God and Satan into very different characters than those imagined by the Abrahamic religions.

So, I really wanted to like this one. I think this is a well written book.

Some critics may adore it, but I find it unbearable, annoying, and pointless i. For the last few days, I have picked it up only to put it down again as soon as I read the first sentence five times.

La primera tercera parte empieza bien. This was for a book club, and it was suggested by a friend who sang high praises of this author. And Jesus lives with Mary Magdalene as a husband would. Apart from being rank blasphemy an obvious theological issue which all Christians should take into accountthe novel has many problems.


Saramago’s characters often get into philosophical arguments, wherein his anti-God views ve come out on top.

El Evangelio Segun Jesucristo : Jose Saramago :

Is there anything positive then? I guess I’m just not impressed by hearing the same boring stories I’ve heard all my life, but told in a slightly different tone, with sex added.

These elements jesucrlsto well done.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is no wonder that the first time I picked up this book to try reading it, I didn’t get past the first few pages – it just bored me – and that it took a cross Atlantic flight of 6 hours for me to finally get far enough along to end up finishing the book.

El Evangelio según Jesucristo

Saramago, an atheist, attempts to retell the story of Jesus Christ in a manner that suits his religious and philosophical beliefs. Do you know Jesus Christ? If Saramago had examined both the good and bad of Christianity and found the latter to outweigh the former, I can respect that even if I fervently disagree with the conclusion.

Well, it’s always risky jesucriato rewrite a religious story and I am of the opinion that i I feel very mixed about this book. What’s wrong with you people giving stars to this book!?! LuciferGodJesusJosephMary. Want to Read saving….