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The Resurrection: History and Myth
Vermes, Geza

New York: Doubleday, 2008 pp. xix + 171. $18.95

Description: The Resurrection is one of the central events in Christian history. It was by coming back to earth after being crucified that Jesus finally proved once and for all that he was God made man. But while the Resurrection is celebrated every Easter, many Christians view it more as a fairy tale than as a profound event with vast spiritual and historical consequences. In THE RESURRECTION, a work of remarkable scholarship, world-renowned Bible scholar Geza Vermes explores this miraculous event in language accessible to the general reader, teasing out the many spiritual lessons of the Resurrection and providing an even deeper understanding of this turning point in history.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature

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Review by Michael R. Licona
Published 7/5/2008
Citation: Michael R. Licona, review of Geza Vermes, The Resurrection: History and Myth, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2008).

Review by Tony Costa
Published 7/5/2008
Citation: Tony Costa, review of Geza Vermes, The Resurrection: History and Myth, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2008).

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