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Zealot : the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth / Reza Aslan.

Aslan, Reza. (Author). Maestro, Laura Hartman, (Illustrator).
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  • 30 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 3 copies at York County Library System.

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0 current holds with 30 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
York - Fort Mill Branch 232.9 ASLAN (Text) 33205010596092 Adult Nonfiction Available -
York - Lake Wylie Branch 232.9 ASLAN (Text) 33205010569768 Adult Nonfiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch 232.9 ASLAN (Text) 33205010955694 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400069224 (hc : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 140006922X (hc : acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: xxxiv, 296 pages : illustration, map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-282) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A different sort of sacrifice -- A hole in the corner -- King of the Jews -- You know where I am from -- The fourth philosophy -- Where is your fleet to sweep the Roman seas? -- Year one -- Zeal for your house -- The voice crying out in the wilderness -- Follow me -- By the finger of God -- May your kingdom come -- Who do you say I am? -- No king but Caesar -- God made flesh -- If Christ has not been risen -- Am I not an apostle? -- The just one -- True God from true God.
Summary, etc.: Presents a meticulously researched biography of Jesus that draws on biblical and historical sources to place his achievements and influence against the turbulent backdrop of his time.
Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history's most influential and enigmatic characters by examining Jesus through the lens of the tumultuous era in which he lived: first-century Palestine, an age awash in apocalyptic fervor. Scores of Jewish prophets, preachers, and would-be messiahs wandered through the Holy Land, bearing messages from God. This was the age of zealotry--a fervent nationalism that made resistance to the Roman occupation a sacred duty incumbent on all Jews. And few figures better exemplified this principle than the charismatic Galilean who defied both the imperial authorities and their allies in the Jewish religious hierarchy -- From the publisher.
Subject: Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ > Person and offices.
Bible > History of Biblical events.
Church history > Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Religious.
RELIGION / Christian Theology / Christology.
RELIGION / Christian Theology / History.

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