Tom Harpur, Canadian classicist, theologian, priest, and journalist, Died at 87

  Religion, Writer

The Reverend Thomas William “Tom” Harpur was born on April 24, 1929,and died on January 2, 2017.

He was a Canadian author, broadcaster, columnist and theologian.

He was an official ordained priest, he is a proponent of the Christ myth theory, the idea that Jesus did not exist but is a fictional or mythological figure.

Rev.Tom was the author of a number of books, including For Christ’s Sake (1993), Life after Death (1996), and The Pagan Christ (2004).

He died in Lion’s Head, Ontario.

Tom Harpur passed away at 87 years old.