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The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English: Seventh Edition (Penguin Classics)
A newly updated edition of the landmark translation by one of our greatest religious scholars Since its publication in 1962, esteemed biblical expert Géza Vermes's translation of the Dead Sea Scrolls has established itself as the authoritative standard. The original manuscripts, discovered in the Judean Desert between 1947 and 1956, completely transformed our understanding of the Hebrew Bible, early Judaism, and the origin of Christianity. ...
Jesus the Jew
This now classic book is a significant corrective to several recent developments in the study of the historical Jesus. In contrast to depictions of Jesus as a wandering Cynic teacher, Geza Vermes offers a portrait based on evidence of charismatic activity in first-century Galilee. Vermes shows how the major New Testament titles of Jesus-prophet, Lord, Messiah, son of man, Son of God-can be understood in this historical context. The result is a ...
The Religion of Jesus the Jew
Augsburg Fortress Publishers
This book completes a trilogy which started in 1973 with Jesus the Jew and continued ten years later with the appearance of Jesus and the World of Judaism, by a leading Jewish expert on the history and literature of Jesus' time whose name is especially associated with work on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Like its predecessors, it is one man's reading of the Synoptic Gospels of Mark, Matthew and Luke. It does not offer a survey of scholarly views or a ...
Paper Passion Perfume
Paper Passion Perfume captures the unique bouquet of freshly printed books. Designed by boutique perfumer Geza Schoen in close consultation with Gerhard Steidl and in collaboration with Wallpaper* magazine, the perfume expresses that peculiar mix of paper and ink which gives a book its unmistakable aroma, along with the fresh scent which a book opened for the first time releases. Schoen spent days in the depths of the paper-filled Steidl ...
The Resurrection: History and Myth
esurrection is the rock of faith on which Christianity is founded. But on what evidence is the most miraculous phenomenon in religious history based? World-famous biblical scholar Geza Vermes has studied all the evidence that still remains, over two thousand years after Jesus Christ was reported to have risen from the dead. Examining the Jewish Bible, the New Testament, and other accounts left to us, as well as contemporary attitudes toward the ...
The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (Penguin Classics)
The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Judean desert between 1947 and 1956 was one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time. Hidden in the caves at Qumran by the Essenes, a Jewish sect in existence before and during the time of Jesus, the Scrolls have transformed our understanding of the Hebrew Bible, early Judaism, and the origins of Christianity. This fully revised edition of the classic English translation by Geza Vermes, the ...
Jesus in His Jewish Context
Augsburg Fortress Publishing
In this stimulating work, one of the most renowned scholars of ancient Judaism explores how Jesus’ proclamation of the kingdom and the earliest Jesus movement fit into the Jewish world of Judea and Galilee. In this revised edition of an earlier work, Vermes includes five new chapters.
The Story of the Scrolls
From the world's leading "Dead Sea Scrolls" scholar, Geza Vermes' "The Story of the Scrolls: The Miraculous Discovery and True Significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls" is an ideal introduction to understanding these ancient documents. The discovery of the "Dead Sea Scrolls" in Qumran, between 1947 and 1956, was one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek, and hidden in caves by an ancient Jewish sect, ...
The Authentic Gospel of Jesus
In his new book, acclaimed religious scholar Geza Vermes subjects all the sayings of Jesus to brilliantly informed scrutiny. Profoundly aware of the limits of our knowledge but immersed in what we do have—both the “official” gospels and associated Jewish and early Christian texts—Vermes sieves through every quote ascribed to Jesus to let the reader get as close as possible to the charismatic Jewish healer and moralist who changed the ...
Christian Beginnings: From Nazareth to Nicaea
Yale University Press
The creation of the Christian Church is one of the most important stories in the development of the world's history, but also one of the most enigmatic and little understood, shrouded in mystery and misunderstanding. Through a forensic, brilliant reexamination of all the key surviving texts of early Christianity, Geza Vermes illuminates the origins of a faith and traces the evolution of the figure of Jesus from the man he was—a prophet ...
Adventures in Card Play (Master Bridge Series)
Geza Ottlik had a remarkable talent for discovering and analyzing strange and fascinating aspects of card play in bridge. This brilliant book is the result of his collaboration with Hugh Kelsey—whose skill at high-level analysis of bridge problems was equalled only by his ability as an instructive writer. Adventures in Card Play is universally regarded as one of the all-time great classics of bridge.
Enjoy the aerobatics experience with this complete guide from national champions who tell you not only how to perform the maneuvers, but why the airplane behaves as it does.
Hungarian-English/English-Hungarian Concise Dictionary (Hippocrene Concise Dictionary)
Includes useful vocabulary and expressions for the traveller, an introduction to the Hungarian language, a practical conversation guide, and index of Hungarian geographical names.
The Social History of Rome (Ancient Society and History)
The Johns Hopkins University Press
This book treats such topics as the structure of archaic Roman society; social changes from the beginning of Roman expansion to the Second Punic War; slave uprisings and other conflicts in the society of the Late Republic; the social system of the early Empire; the crisis of the Roman Empire; and late Roman society to the fall of the Empire.
The Real Jesus: Then and Now
In Searching for the Real Jesus, Geza Vermes, best known for his work on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Jesus of history, offers lucid and engaging presentations of his lifelong research, along with comments on a variety of contemporary religious themes, such as The Da Vinci Code, Mel Gibson's controversial film The Passion of the Christ, Benedict XVI's book Jesus of Nazareth, and the Gospel of Judas. Informed by the work of a world-class ...
Jewish Budapest : Monuments, Rites, History
Central European Univ Pr
This history of the Jews in Budapest, from medieval times to the present day, provides a comprehensive account of their culture and ritual customs. It looks, in turn, at each of the "Jewish quarters" of the city, and demography. The book pays special attention, on the one hand, to the usage of the Hebrew language and to Jewish scholarship and, on the other, to the integration of the Jews into society and to their assimilation, in certain periods.
Jesus and the World of Judaism
These studies develop further the investigation carried out in Dr Vermes' books Jesus the Jew and The Dead Sea Scrolls and shed light on many important and controversial issues from that period. Subjects include the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls for Jewish studies and New Testament studies; the relationship of Jewish studies to the interpretation of the New Testament; and Jesus' understanding of himself. In particular, this volume contains ...
Faberge Revealed: At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Geza Von Habsburg
The exquisite objects created by goldsmith and jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé and his studio in the late 19th and early 20th centuries for the aristocracy and nobility of imperial Russia are considered to be some of the most refined examples of the jeweler's art of any age. Of greatest fascination are the extraordinary Easter eggs created as special commissions for the Russian imperial family and other notable patrons - works that remain ...
The Nativity: History and Legend
The Nativity is the very heart of the Christian tradition. For more than 2,000 years, the story of Jesus’ birth has been told and retold, mythologized and sentimentalized. In The Nativity , Geza Vermes untangles centuries of storytelling and places the birth and the events surrounding it within their historical context. Vermes examines every aspect of the Christmas story: the prophetic star, the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem, the ...
Providential Accidents: An Autobiography
The fascinating autobiography of the Dead Sea Scrolls expert who also embodies the journey of Jewish-Christian relations in the twentieth-century.
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