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4.0 out of 5 stars Resurrection
The Resurrection
An excellent analysis of the Jewish ideas concerning resurrection at the time of Jesus. Very helpful overview of the understanding of the concepts involved in physical/spiritual resurrection.
Published on 15 Mar 2009 by Mrs. J. K. Brooks

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1.0 out of 5 stars learned but fruitless
Vermes, as in all his books on the Gospels, assumes firstly that Jesus could only think what other Jews of his day thought, and secondly that the early Christians were able to create stories outside of those limits.
He rejects the clear evidence of the Easter stories that something objective actually happened on Easter Day so his arguments therefore are bound to...
Published on 19 Oct 2010 by J. S. Pullen


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4 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Resurrection, 15 Mar 2009
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Mrs. J. K. Brooks (Derbyshire, UK) - See all my reviews
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The Resurrection
An excellent analysis of the Jewish ideas concerning resurrection at the time of Jesus. Very helpful overview of the understanding of the concepts involved in physical/spiritual resurrection.
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6 of 18 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars learned but fruitless, 19 Oct 2010
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J. S. Pullen (cambridgeshire, england) - See all my reviews
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Vermes, as in all his books on the Gospels, assumes firstly that Jesus could only think what other Jews of his day thought, and secondly that the early Christians were able to create stories outside of those limits.
He rejects the clear evidence of the Easter stories that something objective actually happened on Easter Day so his arguments therefore are bound to lead back to the conclusions he has assumed are true
This book will please those who share his assumptions but adds nothing to the understanding of how Jesus own preparation of the disciples for what was to happen when he was killed gave them the ability to understand the Easter Day experiences
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2 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good, 29 Dec 2010
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This was purchaised on behalf of a customer, who wanted the book since it is so good. It all worked out very well, so we are satisfied.
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