Peter Gandy (author)

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Peter Gandy is a British author who focuses on mysticism, particular the mystery religions. He holds an M.A. in classical civilization and is known mainly for his books, co-authored with Timothy Freke, which argue that Jesus is a purely mythical construct.[1][2]

Books by Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy[edit]

  • The Complete Guide to World Mysticism (1998)
  • The Hermetica: The Lost Wisdom of the Pharaohs (1998)
  • The Wisdom of the Pagan Philosophers (The Wisdom of the World) (1999)
  • The Jesus Mysteries: Was the "Original Jesus" a Pagan God? (1999)
  • Jesus and the Lost Goddess: The Secret Teachings of the Original Christians (2002)
  • The Laughing Jesus: Religious Lies and Gnostic Wisdom (2005)
  • The Gospel of the Second Coming (2007)


  1. ^ 'Author Spotlight' from Random House
  2. ^ Maurice Casey Jesus: Evidence and Argument or Mythicist Myths? T&T Clark 2014 FREKE, N.T. and GANDY, L.P. p.17