Diarmaid MacCulloch: Jesus the Zealot
9 October 2013
Show More Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan.
Westbourne, 296 pp., £17.99, August 2013, 978 1 908906 27 4Show More
“... would have learned much the same and more from the many masterly works on Jesus and Judaism by Geza Vermes, or from Martin Goodman’s thrillingly epic overview of the same period, Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilisations. Aslan writes clearly and sensibly, though he is overfond of snappy two-word punchlines as narrative punctuation, and ...”