Literary Nonfiction. Religion & Spirituality. Philosophy. Hybrid Genre. Those familiar with THE TREATISE OF THE THREE IMPOSTORS recognize it as an Enlightenment-era indictment against the foundations of three major religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. That's only half the story. Published anonymously and attributed to numerous dates, places of origin, and authors—some real, some fantastic—THREE IMPOSTORS is better understood as a performative act of radical critique and protest against religious authorities. This edition of THREE IMPOSTORS includes a new, critical introduction signed only with the author's initials. As presented, we pay homage to and continue this text's subversive inquiry.
There are political, theological, and philosophical reasons for obscuring the origin of the author(s) and content, as the anonymous C.H. explains in the introduction to THE TREATISE OF THE THREE IMPOSTORS (The Mantle, 2015).Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA