Category Archives: Literature / Publishing

Review of “Disciples” by Brian Wagner

Here’s another review of Disciples: – – – - Keith Akers’ latest effort, Disciples:  How Jewish Christianity shaped Jesus and Shattered the Church, is a ground-breaking examination of a largely misunderstood period in Christian history.  Akers’ illumination of primary sources … Continue reading

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“Disciples” now available in Kindle format

Disciples is now available in Kindle (e-book) format! You can order it on Amazon here.

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If you’re in Denver, come hear me give a talk on “Veganism and Christianity: Should We Care?” on Saturday, March 22, at the Rocky Mountain Miracle Center, 1939 South Monroe Street, Denver, Colorado.  It’s the monthly potluck of the Denver … Continue reading

“Disciples” is published

My new book, Disciples: How Jewish Christianity Shaped Jesus and Shattered the Church (Apocryphile Press, 2013) has now been published. You can order it on Amazon here. (I will not be selling it through my website.) A book about the … Continue reading

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Carl Anders Skriver

By Michael Skriver Dr. Carl Anders Skriver has been a leading figure in the vegetarian movement during the last 60 plus years. Born on December 8, 1903 – 110 years ago – his view of the world changed forever at … Continue reading

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“Disciples” revised cover and index

Disciples will likely be published by Thanksgiving. In the meantime, here is the revised cover for the book, and the terms which we will have in the index. The page numbers, of course, will mean nothing to you because the … Continue reading

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Interview with John Howe

John Howe is a vegetarian who “walks the walk” concerning sustainability and simple living on his farm in Maine. He is the author of The End of Fossil Energy. His book is excellent and deserves more attention, especially from vegetarians. … Continue reading

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“Disciples” Coming Soon

My forthcoming book, Disciples: How Jewish Christianity Shaped Jesus and Shattered the Church, will be published about November 1 probably before Thanksgiving likely by December 9. We also now have a better idea of what the cover will look like … Continue reading

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Karen King’s draft paper on Jesus’ wife, and the Harvard Divinity School’s web site on the subject, both have a minor grammatical problem: the English title given to the gospel fragment.  They style it as The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife, … Continue reading

“Be the Change” — where did this saying come from?

“We must be the change we want to see in the world.”  This is one of the most widely quoted sayings attributed to Mahatma Gandhi.  But did Gandhi actually say this?  In June 2009 I posted an article questioning whether … Continue reading

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