Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before and After Jesus (Hinges of History)

Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before and After Jesus (Hinges of History)

Thomas Cahill


From the bestselling writer of How the Irish stored Civilization and The presents of the Jews, his so much compelling ancient narrative yet.

How did an vague rabbi from a backwater of the Roman Empire end up the principal determine in Western Civilization? Did his impression in truth swap the realm? those are the questions Thomas Cahill addresses in his sophisticated and fascinating research into the lifestyles and instances of Jesus.

Cahill indicates us Jesus from his beginning to his execution during the eyes of these who knew him and within the context of his time—a time while the Jews have been suffering to take care of their ideals below overlords who imposed their worldview on their topics. this is Jesus the loving good friend, itinerate preacher, and quiet progressive, whose phrases and activities encouraged his fans to trip in the course of the Roman global and converse the reality he instilled—in the face of the best defeat: Jesus' crucifixion as a standard legal. bold, provocative, and stunningly unique, Cahill's interpretation will either pride and shock.

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