TRIAL OF JESUS OF NAZARETH
Item #: 61923
Pages: ix, 266 pp.
Published: Chicago; University of Chicago Press; 1931. Reprinted in 2006.
Subjects: RELIGION/THEOLOGY & THE LAW
Renowned for its impeccable legal reasoning and lucid prose,this compelling study is based on a close reading of thefour gospels. It reconstructs the accounts of Mathew, Mark,Luke and John and examines their discrepancies. The finaltwo chapters put these accounts into the context ofJerusalem's legal and political environment. Radin's goal isnot to pass judgment, but to reconstruct one of the mostsignificant events in history, which he does with remarkableskill. Radin, the son of a rabbi, had a thorough educationin Hebrew, Greek and Latin in addition to his legaltraining. A professor of law at Boalt Hall, Berkeley, he wasa versatile scholar of jurisprudence and international,comparative and Roman law.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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