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Zealot : the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth / Reza Aslan.

Aslan, Reza. (Author).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 232.901 A835z 2013 (Text) 33126018583900 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Covington Branch 232.901 A835z 2013 (Text) 33126018687628 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch 232.901 A835z 2013 (Text) 33126018687636 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 232.901 A835z 2013 (Text) 33126018750129 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781400069224 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 140006922X (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xxxiv, 296 pages : illustration, map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2013]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-282) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history's most influential and enigmatic characters by examining Jesus through the lens of the tumultuous era in which he lived: first-century Palestine, an age awash in apocalyptic fervor. Scores of Jewish prophets, preachers, and would-be messiahs wandered through the Holy Land, bearing messages from God. This was the age of zealotry--a fervent nationalism that made resistance to the Roman occupation a sacred duty incumbent on all Jews. And few figures better exemplified this principle than the charismatic Galilean who defied both the imperial authorities and their allies in the Jewish religious hierarchy.
Subject: Jesus Christ.
Bible > History of Biblical events.
Church history.
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