In this fascinating portrait of the fiery and brilliant preacher who changed the world, Vermes returns to the historical reality of Jesus and his gospel to discover 'the genuine message of the Galilean master'.
As well as beautiful editions of the world’s great religious texts – from the Christian Bible to Islam’s holy Qur’an - the Folio Society also includes a wide collection of books on religious philosophy and the history of religions and faith. Each book includes beautiful illustrations, or carefully researched photographs, and come in specially designed bindings. See below for the full list of Folio books on Religion and Faith.
A magnificent facsimile edition of a religious and literary classic. Next to the authorised version of the King James Bible and the plays of William Shakespeare, it is among the most widely read and influential of English literary works.
In 1947 a Bedouin shepherd made a sensational discovery. In a cave he found an earthenware jar containing three leather scrolls covered in ancient script, later revealed to be biblical texts nearly 1,000 years older than any previously known.