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The Passion By Geza Vermes

The Passion

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There can be no doubt that nearly 2,000 years ago a Jewish charismatic was judicially murdered. This was an unremarkable event. Palestine was in ferment, Jews and Romans were at bitter odds and the authorities often reacted ferociously in the face of any perceived threat.
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The Passion by Geza Vermes

In his new book distinguished Jesus scholar Geza Vermes explains the true story behind The Passion of Christ and the recent, highly controversial, film. Vital reading for anyone wanting to know the truth behind the hyperbole Vermes's book is an intelligent and fascinating breakdown of the evidence of the Trial of Jesus and an authentic version of Stations of the Cross. A general introduction dealing with the Jewish court system, the Romen legal procedure and parallel court cases aims to provide a context to The Passion and a greater understanding of Biblical society. Written by the greatest Jesus scholar of his generation this will be required reading for anyone wanting to know the truth.

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About Geza Vermes


Geza Vermes was born in Hungary in 1924. From 1957 to 1991 he taught in at the Universities of Newcastle and Oxford. Professor Vermes is the editor of The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (1997) and author of The Changing Faces of Jesus (2000) and The Authentic Gospel of Jesus (2003). He lives in Oxford.

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GOR001279249
The Passion by Geza Vermes
Geza Vermes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2005-03-03
144
0141021322
9780141021324
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