Christians believe the resurrection certifies that Jesus was truly God, yet understanding what really happened has been the subject of much debate. With what kind of body did he arise? How are we to interpret his various appearances? What links the resurrection to the ascension? Vermes investigates all sides of the question. 160 Pages. Hardcover from Doubleday.
Geza Vermes is one of the world's leading authorities on Judaism in the age of Jesus. His pioneering work on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the historical Jesus led to his appointments as the first Professor of Jewish Studies at Oxford, where he is now Professor Emeritus.