The real Jesus : then and now / Geza Vermes.
By: Vermès, Géza.
Contributor(s): Vermès, Géza. Searching for the real Jesus.Material type: TextPublisher: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, 2010Description: xi, 185 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780800697631 (alk. paper); 0800697634 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Jesus Christ | ChristianityLOC classification: BT199 | .V47 2010
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Originally published as: Searching for the real Jesus : Jesus, the Dead Sea scrolls and other religious themes. London : SCM Press, 2009.
Includes bibliographical references.
Pt. 1. Jesus. The age of Jesus -- Jesus the Jew -- The changing faces of Jesus in the New Testament and since -- Jesus God in spite of himself : an interview with the Parisian magazine Le point -- When you strip away all the pious fiction, what is left of the real Jesus? -- Jesus was a great man -- Benedict XVI and Jesus of Nazareth : a review -- The truth about the historical Jesus -- Was Jesus really human? -- A television documentary on Christ and the British press : Channel 4's Jesus : the evidence (April 1984) -- Pt. 2. Christmas, Passion, Easter. The nativity narratives seen by a historian -- Matthew's nativity is charming and frightening...but it's a Jewish myth -- Celluloid brutality -- The Passion -- Caiaphas was innocent? -- Isacriot and the dark path to the field of blood -- The Resurrection -- Pt. 3. The Dead Sea scrolls. Secrets of the scrolls -- Exploring the scrolls -- The Qumran community and the Essenes -- Midrash in the Dead Sea scrolls and the New Testament -- Pt. 4. Miscellanea. The notion of the covenant in the Dead Sea scrolls -- Tax-collectors -- Christian origins in a nutshell -- The great Da Vinci code distraction -- What's sex got to do with it? -- The evolution of religious ideas -- Let's hope Vatican politics do not hinder the Holy Spirit -- Moving on from reproach to rapprochement : the Pope and the President of Israel.
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