The Resource Zealot : the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth, Reza Aslan

Zealot : the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth, Reza Aslan

Label
Zealot : the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth
Title
Zealot
Title remainder
the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth
Statement of responsibility
Reza Aslan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work 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, the author sheds new light on one of history's most influential and enigmatic characters by examining Jesus Christ 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
Summary
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
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10192896
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aslan, Reza
Dewey number
  • 232.9/01
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
BT301.3
LC item number
.A85 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Jesus Christ
  • Jesus Christus
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth
Label
Zealot : the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth, Reza Aslan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Map: first-century Palestine -- The temple in Jerusalem -- 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
Control code
ocn852257871
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxi, 296 pages
Isbn
9781400069224
Lccn
2013941682
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 10305310
  • 9781400069224
System control number
(OCoLC)852257871
Label
Zealot : the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth, Reza Aslan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Map: first-century Palestine -- The temple in Jerusalem -- 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
Control code
ocn852257871
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxi, 296 pages
Isbn
9781400069224
Lccn
2013941682
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 10305310
  • 9781400069224
System control number
(OCoLC)852257871

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