Geza Vermes

Geza Vermes

Some academics have questioned whether Jesus died on the cross. Exploring historical sources, however, we can learn much about the ancient world’s way of death

Both Christians and Jews can learn from the reconstruction of the process by which unified scriptures emerged from diversity

Three Hungarian priests of my youth have been beatified and are now venerated as martyrs. An English friend may soon join them

The earliest disciples of Jesus were observant Jews, but the story of these Jewish Christians and their distinctive doctrines has been obscured by the Gentile church that supplanted them

The much-maligned King of the Jews’s shortcomings should not overshadow his political and cultural accomplishments

Is the passage about Jesus by the great Jewish historian a forgery — or authentic?

A newly discovered fragment casts light on the Biblical story of Abraham’s sacrifice of his son

A major investigator of the Scrolls since their discovery explains why after 60 years they still have not made their full impact on the general public