About this book
A new book by Vermes, who is regarded as the greatest living Jesus scholar. The short articles in the book open to the general reader the findings of some of the major discoveries of the 20th century, such as the Dead Sea Scrolls. Highly accessible.
Comments on a variety of contemporary religious themes such as "The Da Vinci Code", Mel Gibson's infamous film "The Passion of the Christ", Benedict XVI's book "Jesus of Nazareth" and the "Gospel of Judas". This book includes short articles which present the findings of some of the major discoveries of 20th century such as the Dead Sea Scrolls.