This study reconstructs the life of Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor responsible for the execution of Jesus. The first section provides the historical and archaeological background. The following chapters look at six first-century authors: Philo, Josephus and the four gospel writers. Each chapter asks how Pilate is being used as a literary character in each work, why each author describes Pilate in a different way, and what this tells us about ...
Series: Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series (Book 100)
Paperback: 276 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1st Pbk. Ed edition (December 2, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1779285
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This is a very refreshing and compelling study, trenchantly argued and comprehensively researched. Do not believe what the History Channel and other media outlets propound; read and assimilate the facts.