Would Jesus Have Written a Book?

Dave Black discusses this in a new article on Dave Black Online.  He starts:

This was a question I pondered recently. Of course, the query is utterly pretentious. I just as well might have asked, “Would Jesus have used Twitter?” The question is an anachronism because it removes Jesus from His historical context.

Still, I wonder. Writing a book is perhaps the ultimate act of hubris. By writing a book one must assume that she or he has something vitally important to say to others. And the publisher, in making the author’s words available to a broader audience, is complicit in this arrogant act.

Read the whole article.

As publisher and thus complicit person, this is a worthwhile thing to think about.