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Millions of readers have thrilled to bestselling authors Bill O'Reilly and historian Martin Dugard's Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln, page-turning works of nonfiction that have changed the way we read history. Now the iconic anchor of The O'Reilly Factor details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. Nearly two thousand years after this beloved and controversial young revolutionary was brutally killed by Roman soldiers, more than 2.2 billion human beings attempt to follow his teachings and believe he is God. Killing Jesus will take readers inside Jesus's life, recounting the seismic political and historical events that made his death inevitable - and changed the world forever.

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Genre: History
Author: Bill O'Reilly
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Release: 2013-09-24
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780805098556

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Two thousand years ago, Jesus walked across Galilee; everywhere he traveled he gained followers. His contemporaries are familiar historical figures: Julius Caesar, Caesar Augustus, Herod the Great, Pontius Pilate. It was an era of oppression, when every man, woman, and child answered to the brutal rule of Rome. In this world, Jesus lived, and in this volatile political and historical context, Jesus died—and changed the world forever. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's bestselling historical thriller Killing Jesus, and richly illustrated, The Last Days of Jesus is a riveting, fact-based account of the life and times of Jesus.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Bill O'Reilly
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Release: 2014-04-01
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781627791939

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Pontius Pilate's report to Caesar on the killing of Jesus at the hands of the Sanhedrin; as found in Vatican and Eastern Roman Empire libraries. The story of the crucifixion from the first hand view of the Roman Procurator of Judea. His interactions with Christ, the background of Judean hatred of Jesus, and their maneuvering of Pilate into being an accessory in the killing of Jesus. The Passion and Death of Jesus were prophesied centuries before the event as part of the salvation narrative to redeem man. The texts and annotations from the REAL Douay Rheims Bible, dating from St. Jerome's translation of the Bible into Latin in the late 4th Century A.D. gives us God's insight into the horrific killing of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Containing important historical and biographical information on the principal players in the killing, including Caiaphas' report justifying his own actions, and ultimately recognizing that he may have put the Messiah to death.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Ph. D. Dr William G. Von Peters
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release: 2014-04
File: 170 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781304983367

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Morna D. Hooker is Professor Emerita of Divinity at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, England. She is coeditor of the Journal of Theological Studies and the author of nine books, including Pauline Pieces and From Adam to Christ.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Morna D. Hooker
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release: 2010-04-01
File: 244 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781608994106

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This concise commentary on the Gospels and Acts, excerpted from the Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The New Testament, engages readers in the work of biblical interpretation. Contributors from a rich diversity of perspectives connect historical-critical analysis with sensitivity to current theological, cultural, and interpretive issues. Introductory articles describe the challenges of reading the New Testament in ancient and contemporary contexts, as well as exploring other themes ranging from the Jewish heritage of early Christianity to the legacy of the Apocalyptic. These are followed by the survey “Jesus and the Christian Gospels.” Each chapter (Matthew through Acts) includes an introduction and commentary on the text through the lenses of three critical questions: The Text in Its Ancient Context. What did the text probably mean in its original historical and cultural context? The Text in the Interpretive Tradition. How have centuries of reading and interpreting shaped our understanding of the text? The Text in Contemporary Discussion. What are the unique challenges and interpretive questions that arise for readers and hearers of the text today? The Gospels and Acts introduces fresh perspectives and draws students, as well as preachers and interested readers, into the challenging work of interpretation.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Margaret Aymer
Publisher: Fortress Press
Release: 2016-09-01
File: 382 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781506415901

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TORTURE -- INFANTICIDE -- BRUTALITY -- MURDER The World Would Never Be the Same "The execution of Jesus was a crime born of the streets, the barracks, the enclaves of the privileged, and the smoke-filled back rooms of religious and political power brokers. Its meaning lives in these places still." It is the most fiercely debated murder of all time. Its symbol is worn by billions of people worldwide. Its spiritual meaning is invoked daily in time-honored rituals. In Killing Jesus, New York Times best-selling author Stephen Mansfield masterfully recounts the corrupt trial and grisly execution of Jesus more than two thousand years ago. Approaching the story at its most human level, Mansfield uses both secular sources and biblical accounts to bring fresh perspective to the human drama, political intrigue, and criminal network behind the killing of the world's most famous man

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Genre: Religion
Author: Stephen Mansfield
Publisher: Worthy Books
Release: 2013-05-07
File: 272 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781617952210

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Shows that contrary to much scholarly opinion, the New Testament is not inherently violent or supportive of violence; instead, it rejects and overcomes violence.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Thomas R. Neufeld
Publisher: Baker Academic
Release: 2011-11-01
File: 178 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780801039010

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Author: Salomon Caesar Malan
Publisher:
Release: 1862
File: Pages
ISBN-13: BML:37001101706401

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Genre: Bible
Author: Solomon Caesar Malan
Publisher:
Release: 1862
File: 427 Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:AH21FF

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Each Christmas, the birth of Jesus is celebrated through carols, Bible readings, and nativity plays. The angelic announcements to Mary and Elizabeth, Jesus' birth in a manger, and the gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh are some of the best-known stories in the Bible. But did they really happen? And were they predicted by Israel's prophets, as the Bible claims? Steve Moyise suggests that the clue to answering these questions is to understand how Israel's Scriptures were being interpreted in Jesus' day. Was Isaiah thinking of a virgin birth when he uttered his famous prophecy (Isa 7:14), or is that a later Christian interpretation? Was there a star that led the magi to Bethlehem or should the story be taken symbolically? These and other questions are fully explored and the results are sometimes surprising.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Steve Moyise
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release: 2013-06-12
File: 126 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781621896739

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