The Shadow of the Galilean — The Quest of the Historical Jesus in Narrative Form - Gerd TheissenFortress Press, 1987, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good. Upper wrap a little curled.
First in this, paperback, edition. Published, originally, as “Der Schatten des Galila¨ers”. From the cover: “Combining New Testament study with the terseness of thriller writing, Theissen conveys the gospel story in the fresh and imaginative prose of a novel. The story is told by Andreas, an imaginary contemporary of Jesus, who is trapped into becoming an informer for Pilate while trying to help a friend, who emerges as the Barabbas of the passion narratives. In this role as double agent, Andreas meets and talks to a wide variety of Jesus’ contemporaries, during which we learn a great deal about Palestinian life and politics, as well as what Jesus (the Galilean of the title) might have been like and how he might have behaved.”
Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼")
Number of Pages: 212
Translator: John Bowden (German)
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