Pontius Pilate

By: Wroe, Ann

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The foil to Jesus, the defiant antihero of the Easter story, mocking, skeptical Pilate is a historical figure who haunts our imagination. For some he is a saint, for others the embodiment of human weakness, an archetypal politician willing to sacrifice one man for the sake of stability. In this dazzlingly conceived biography, a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize, Ann Wroe brings man and myth to life. Working from classical sources, she plunges us into the world of biblical Judaea under the reign of the erratic and licentious emperor Tiberius and lets us see the trial of Jesus, in all its confusion, from the point of view of his executioner.

Title: Pontius Pilate

Author Name: Wroe, Ann

Categories: New Testament,

Publisher: Modern Library: 2001-03-06

ISBN Number: 0375753974

ISBN Number 13: 9780375753978

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 0375753974-02