The Man Who Had No Father is a noteworthy contribution to the study of the historical Jesus and should not be overlooked by scholars in the field. Alain de Benoist’s distinct perspective on the topic, as previously discussed in his conversation with Thomas Molnar, is a notable feature of the book. This viewpoint has been acknowledged as a seminal reference in scholarly works on the concept of the sacred, as evidenced by Jean-Jacques Wunenburger’s recent publication Le Sacré. In this interview, Alain de Benoist offers some insights into his work.
EMMANUEL LEGEARD: Alain de Benoist, your book The Man Who Had No Father has been highly anticipated for over fifteen years by some readers since Jésus et ses frères (Jesus and His Brothers). However, many people misunderstand the purpose of this endeavour. Please briefly clarify what inspired you to write and publish this impressive work.
ALAIN DE BENOIST: For more than fifty years, my interest has been drawn towards the inquiry of the origins of Christianity, particularly the persona of Jesus. Numerous publications have been dedicated to this subject, varying from serious exegesis to impractical hypotheses and devotion-driven books...
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