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Vermès, Géza 1924-2013

Overview
Works: 154 works in 1,193 publications in 11 languages and 24,709 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Autobiographies  Commentaries  Quotations  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Contributor, Other, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: DS122, 296.155
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Géza Vermès
The complete Dead Sea scrolls in English by Géza Vermès( Book )

48 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years after the Scrolls' first discovery, and following the release of the scroll texts to scholars in 1991, this revised and expanded edition of the Dead Sea Scrolls in English crowns a lifetime of research by the esteemed Qumran scholar Géza Vermès. Hitherto unpublished texts are included, among them important documents relating to the Community's liturgical calendar, its rules and observances, further sections of the Genesis Apocrypha, much Wisdom literature and a crucial inscription discovered among the Qumran ruins in 1996
The Dead Sea Scrolls in English by Géza Vermès( Book )

94 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manuscripts found in the Qumran caves, dating from about 200 BC to AD 70, are associated with the Essene sect described by several classical authors. Yet despite their immense importance, Geza Vermes argues, scholarly restrictive practices were responsible for 'the academic scandal par excellence of the twentieth century', which until recently kept many key documents hidden from public view. The Dead Sea Scrolls in English provides reliable, direct access to these fascinating documents. Established as the standard English version of the non-biblical material, is now in its fourth edition and has been extensively expanded and updated to include twenty-six newly translated scroll texts, a recent introduction discussing development in Qumran scholarship and, for the first time a full inventory of all the scrolls made available in 1991. Introductory chapters explain the background and outline the history, customs and beliefs of the sectarian community as well as the significance of their writings. The Dead Sea Scrolls in English acts as an authoritative guide for scholar students and all those interested in ancient Judaism and nascent Christianity
Jesus the Jew : a historian's reading of the Gospels by Géza Vermès( Book )

58 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dead Sea scrolls : Qumran in perspective by Géza Vermès( Book )

54 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the trial of Jesus by Paul Winter( )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Trail of Jesus (Studia Judaica (Walter De Gruyter & Co.), Bd. 1.)
The changing faces of Jesus by Géza Vermès( Book )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines New Testament writings about Jesus as part of first-century Judaism, focusing on the letters of Paul and the Gospel of John, and looking at the process by which interpretations of Jesus changed over the years from a historical figure to the Christian savior
Christian beginnings : from Nazareth to Nicaea by Géza Vermès( Book )

35 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creation of the Christian Church is one of the most important stories in the development of the world's history, but also one of the most enigmatic and little understood, shrouded in mystery and misunderstanding. With a forensic, brilliant re-examination of all the key surviving texts of early Christianity, Geza Vermes illuminates the origins of a faith and traces the evolution of the figure of Jesus from the man he was - a prophet fully recognisable as the successor to other Jewish holy men of the Old Testament - to what he came to represent: a mysterious, otherworldly being at the heart of a major new religion
Jesus and the world of Judaism by Géza Vermès( Book )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Jewish people in the time of Jesus by Emil Schürer( Book )

65 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emil Schürer's Geschichte des judischen Volkes im Zeitalter Jesu Christi, originally published in German between 1874 and 1909 and in English between 1885 and 1891, is a critical presentation of Jewish history, institutions, and literature from 175 B.C. to A.D. 135. It has rendered invaluable services to scholars for nearly a century. The present work offers a fresh translation and a revision of the entire subject-matter. The bibliographies have been rejuvenated and supplemented; the sources are presented according to the latest scholarly editions; and all the new archaeological, epigraphical
The true Herod by Géza Vermès( )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was Herod the Great? How did he come to govern one of the most politically tumultuous regions in the world? Was he the heartless baby-killer of Matthew's Gospel, or does this popular tale do Herod a great disservice? Geza Vermes, whose work on the Historical Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls has made him one of the most recognisable names in Biblical and Jewish studies, provides a new portrait of Herod. Vermes examines Herod's legacy as a political leader, and a potentate, a man of culture, and an all-round smooth operator. Vermes opens up the fascinating character of Herod, from his sizable and fragile ego to his devastation at the execution of his beloved wife, an execution that Herod ordered himself. Beginning with the key historical sources (notably Josephus) Vermes moves on to consider Herod's greatest legacy and testament - his extensive building works, which include the Temple in Jerusalem, Masada and Herodium. Colour images, combined with Vermes' lively prose make this new picture of Herod an enticing and informative guide to one of ancient history's most misunderstood figures
The religion of Jesus the Jew by Géza Vermès( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the complete Dead Sea scrolls by Géza Vermès( Book )

47 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dead Sea scrolls in English by Géza Vermès( Book )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Portuguese and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls between 1947 and 1956 was an epoch-making event for the study of the Bible, early post-biblical Judaism and the beginnings of Christianity
Scripture and tradition in Judaism; Haggadic studies by Géza Vermès( Book )

36 editions published between 1961 and 1983 in English and Dutch and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nativity : history & legend by Géza Vermès( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and German and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examining every aspect of the Christmas story in light of biblical texts, period Jewish documents, and classical literary and historical sources, a biblical scholar reassesses the nativity saga, relating it to prophecies in the Old Testament and also to later Christian folklore
Discovery in the Judean desert by Géza Vermès( Book )

5 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authentic gospel of Jesus by Géza Vermès( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious scholar reassesses the life and teachings of Jesus Christ through an analysis of biblical texts and associated Jewish and early Christian texts to provide a new portrait of Jesus
The history of the Jewish people in the age of Jesus Christ by Emil Schürer( Book )

88 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Resurrection by Géza Vermès( Book )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines every aspect of the Resurrection of Jesus in light of biblical texts and literary and historical sources, reassessing the Resurrection in terms of its central meaning to the Christian faith, its vast spiritual and historical implications, and its spiritual lessons
Post-biblical Jewish studies by Géza Vermès( Book )

12 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The complete Dead Sea scrolls in English
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The Dead Sea Scrolls in EnglishJesus the Jew : a historian's reading of the GospelsThe Dead Sea scrolls : Qumran in perspectiveThe changing faces of JesusJesus and the world of JudaismA history of the Jewish people in the time of JesusThe religion of Jesus the JewAn introduction to the complete Dead Sea scrolls
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Géza Vermes 1924-2013

Geza Vermes britischer Theologe und Orientalist

Geza Vermes Brits priester (1924-2013)

Geza Vermes historyk brytyjski pochodzenia węgiersko-żydowskiego

Geza Vermes storico delle religioni britannico

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