Author(s): Geza Vermes
Who was the real Jesus? What was the original message of the charismatic Jewish healer and moralist who changed the world? Renowned Biblical scholar Geza Vermes distils a lifetime?s knowledge to examine every saying attributed to Jesus, scraping aside millennia of Christian tradition and writing to return to the true teachings of the man behind the Messiah.
Geza Vermes was born in Hungary in 1924. From 1957 to 1991 he taught in at the Universities of Newcastle and Oxford. Professor Vermes is the author of The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (1997) and The Changing Faces of Jesus (2000). He lives in Oxford.