Behold the Man: The Real Life of the Historical Jesus
Universal-Publishers, 2002 - 701 pages
BEHOLD THE MAN - THE REAL LIFE OF THE HISTORICAL JESUS dramatizes the real life of the historical Jesus, from manger to tomb and beyond, covering: Jesus? boyhood in Galilee--a lush, turbulent land famous for revolutionaries and mystics The real medical science behind Jesus? amazing ability to heal illness and suffering How popular expectations of the imminent end of history shaped Jesus? worldview Jesus? life-or-death struggle with the Roman/Hebrew theo-political establishment Pontius Pilate's fateful alliance with Sejanus, traitorous aide to Roman Emperor Tiberius
? April 7, 30 A.D., the day Jesus achieved his penultimate goal: execution on a Roman cross. The historical truth behind the Resurrection, and Jesus? unparalleled impact on the world FORGET ABOUT apocryphal legends, fanciful myths, and the pale, lifeless, porcelain Jesus of children's stories...HERE IS JESUS in his real historical setting, faced with immense challenges and terrifying dangers, yet refusing to compromise his faith no matter what the cost.
The clever Romans were actually counting on this , for it meant Herod would be
forced to rely on them for protection . It also insured that Herod would never be
able to lead the Hebrews against Rome . In fact , opposition to Herod was so ...
Herod had won the monarchy of Judea , but the new King of the Jews sat
uneasily on his throne . He feared that his rebellious subjects might at any
moment unite behind some charismatic leader and plunge Judea into a suicidal
King Herod's slice of the pie was an even more impressive 1.5 million shekels .
82 ORACLES OF THE MESSIAH Unfortunately , the massive wealth brought to
Jerusalem by Herod's colossal building spree and the Temple's annual taxes and
In 4 BC , the despised King Herod succumbs to a series of horrific symptoms , "
and finally dies . The Hebrew people are overjoyed . Herod was a symbol of
Roman authority over the Hebrews , and to many his death signifies the end of
Rome finally ratifies King Herod's will , with certain modifications . His sons are
denied the title " King of the Jews , " which their father had held . This is hardly
unexpected , since the Romans have despised the very concept of a monarchy
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25 Who Do You Say I Am?
26 Better One Man Should Die
27 Reconstructing the Passion
Funeral March to Victory
30 House of Desolation
31 The Last Supper
12 Catching the Thoughts of God
14 The Secret of Secrets
THE PUBLIC MINISTRY
15 Reconstructing the Miracles
16 Signs of the Times
17 The Twelve
18 Sermon on the Mount
19 Hear and Hear but Do Not Understand
20 The Scripture Come True
21 Mission of the Twelve
22 The Last Day
23 Will You Go Away Also?
32 Whose Will Be Done?
33 Behold the Man
35 Inside the Tomb
36 Those Who Have Seen
THE WORLD THAT JESUS PRODUCED
37 The Bridge Between the Worlds
38 Kingdom Come
39 According to Mark
40 Matthews Account
41 The Doctors Order
42 Behold the Christ
43 The Arena