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Zealot The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

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ISBN-10: 140006922X

ISBN-13: 9781400069224

Edition: 2013

Authors: Reza Aslan

List price: $37.00
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From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus of Nazareth. Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle worker walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the “Kingdom of God.” The revolutionary movement he launched was so threatening to the established order that he was captured, tortured, and executed as a state criminal. Within decades after his shameful death, his followers would call him God. Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history’s…    
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/16/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Born in Iran, Dr. Reza Aslan is a writer and scholar of religion. He is also President and CEO of Aslan Media Inc. Dr. Aslan has degrees in Religions from Santa Clara University, Harvard University, and the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, and the Pacific Council on International Policy. Dr. Aslan also serves on the national advisory board of the Levantine Cultural Center, building bridges between Americans and the Arab/Muslim world. Aslan's first book, the International Bestseller, No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and…    

Map: First-Century Palestine
The Temple in Jerusalem
Author's Note
Introduction
Chronology
Prologue: 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
Prologue: 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
Prologue: God Made Flesh
If Christ Has Not Been Risen
Am I Not an Apostle?
The Just One
Epilogue: True God from True God
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index