Killing Jesus: A History
Millions of readers have thrilled by bestselling authors Bill O’Reilly and historian Martin Dugard's Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln, page-turning works of nonfiction that have changed the way we read history. Now the anchor of The O’Reilly Factor details the events leading up to the murder... show more
Millions of readers have thrilled by bestselling authors Bill O’Reilly and historian Martin Dugard's Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln, page-turning works of nonfiction that have changed the way we read history. Now the anchor of The O’Reilly Factor details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. Nearly two thousand years after this beloved and controversial young revolutionary was brutally killed by Roman soldiers, more than 2.2 billion human beings attempt to follow his teachings and believe he is God. Killing Jesus will take readers inside Jesus’s life, recounting the seismic political and historical events that made his death inevitable – and changed the world forever.
Publish date: September 24th 2013
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Pages no: 293
Edition language: English
This book is odd. It professes not to be a religious book, but most references are to the Bible. I don't have a problem with that, except that I have read the Bible and was looking for how other historical sources tie in. This doesn't offer as much as it could on that score.It also is written to be ...
What a horrible, lying, Christian jerk who happened to write a lot of crap books. I was thinking if you read his books, because you like this jerk, I'm quite certain that we could not be friends. If you read these books for research for how someone who is fucked in the head by Jesus think, then...
Bill O’Reilly is the largest obstacle to overcome in this book. His name is front, centered, and enlarged on the cover. His author profile reads like a bunch of cockabull (my word, don’t bother looking it up): “He is perhaps the most talked about political commentator.” I’m not really feeling this o...
bookshelves: nonfiction, biography, history, fraudio, winter-20132014, published-2013, ouch, next, historical-masturbation, abandoned Read on December 18, 2013 Read by the author. Abandoned after just one disc (six discs in total)This is not history as I know and love it - there are no considere...
Much more a history lesson than an “execution” story, KILLING JESUS relates in great detail the backstory of Israel, Rome, politics in AD 34, Judaism and Christianity. Sprinkled with numerous footnotes and maps, O’Reilly and Dugard have written a detailed account of the events leading to the death o...