"In modern memoirs written by real people about another real person we would expect just that sort of diversity which we find in the Gospels. If it surprises us there, it is perhaps because we have fallen out of the habit of looking on Jesus and his disciples as really real people."
Introduction to The Man Born to Be King
I totally believe this, but it seems that so many times we do forget about the "realness" of Jesus & his crew; it's the same way we either sanctify or vilify those who have died "before their time" -- Martin Luther King, Jr., JFK, heck, even Tupac!
Anyway, just food for thought today. And yes, this is another one from Sojo.net.