Journal of Religion and Health

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 131–136

The Jesus delusion: A theoretical and phenomenological look

  • Alan Gettis

DOI: 10.1007/BF01533683

Cite this article as:
Gettis, A. J Relig Health (1987) 26: 131. doi:10.1007/BF01533683


The delusion of being Jesus Christ is examined theoretically with respect to etiology and purpose. An interview with a person who had this delusion for two years conveys the raw experience of living the Jesus delusion.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Gettis
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  1. 1.River Edge