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Providential accidents : an autobiography

Author: Géza Vermès
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Géza Vermès; Géza Vermès; Géza Vermès
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Géza Vermès
ISBN: 0847693406 9780847693405
OCLC Number: 39985527
Description: xi, 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: 10 June 1993 --
From Mako to Budapest (1924-1946) --
Roots --
Childhood Memories (1926-1937) --
Unread Signs of Doom (1938-1942) --
From Boredom to Nightmare (1942-1944) --
From Darkness to Light (1945-1946) --
At Notre-Dame de Sion (Louvain-Paris 1946-1957) --
The Fathers of Notre-Dame de Sion: Prelude (1946-1948) --
Discovery of the Bible (1948-1950) --
Meeting the Dead Sea Scrolls (1950-1952) --
Jerusalem and Qumran (September-December 1952) --
Paris and the Cahiers (1953-1955) --
The Turmoil of Transition (1955-1957) --
Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1957-1965) --
Finding my Feet in Newcastle (1957-1958) --
Laying the Foundations (1958-1965) --
The Golden Years of Oxford (1965-1993) --
The Wonderland of Oxford --
The Journal and the New English Schurer --
The Battle over the Scrolls: A Personal Account --
Jesus the Jew and his Religion --
Harvest Time --
Epilogue: Late Afternoon Sunshine (1993- ).
Responsibility: Geza Vermes.

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