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

Aslan, Reza, author. (Author). Hartman, Laura. (Illustrator).
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  • 30 of 32 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 5 of 5 copies available at Florence County Library System.

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Florence - Johnsonville Branch 232.901 Aslan (Text) 33172005360340 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Lake City Branch 232.901 Aslan (Text) 33172005382450 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library 232.901 Aslan (Text) 33172005362858 Adult Non-fiction Available -
Florence - Pamplico Branch 232.901 Aslan (Text) 33172005487317 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Timmonsville Branch 232.901 Aslan (Text) 33172005920135 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781400069224
  • ISBN: 140006922X
  • 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.
RELIGION / Christian Theology / Christology.
RELIGION / Christian Theology / History.
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