The Weekend That Changed The World

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In this powerful, spellbinding book, Peter Walker takes the reader on a guided tour through the backstreets and alleyways of Jerusalem as he documents the dramatic events of the last days of Jesus' life. Using maps, drawings, and color photographs, Walker constructs a myriad of evocative detail that becomes, in the end, a compelling defense of the biblical account of the crucifixion and resurrection.

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Overview

In this powerful, spellbinding book, Peter Walker takes the reader on a guided tour through the backstreets and alleyways of Jerusalem as he documents the dramatic events of the last days of Jesus' life. Using maps, drawings, and color photographs, Walker constructs a myriad of evocative detail that becomes, in the end, a compelling defense of the biblical account of the crucifixion and resurrection.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664222307
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 7/15/2010
  • Pages: 266
  • Sales rank: 290,559
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author


Peter Walker is Associate Vice-Principal and Director of Development at Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford, where he also lectures in New Testament studies and Biblical Theology.
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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Plates vii
Foreword xiii
Preface xv
Introduction xvii
Part I The Story
1. Torches in the Garden: Thursday Evening's Rendezvous 3
2. Crosses on the Skull: Friday's Grief 19
3. Drama in the Tomb: Sunday's Surprise 42
4. Solving the Mystery: Was Jesus Really Raised? 56
Part II The Setting
5. An Ancient Find: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre 73
6. A Modern Discovery: The Garden Tomb 109
7. An Ongoing Debate: Where Did It Happen? 141
Part III The Significance
8. Truth for the World: The Resurrection in the New Testament 173
9. Life for the Dead: The Resurrection Today 193
10. Way for the Future: The Resurrection Garden in Jerusalem 205
Notes 212
Bibliography 216
Figure and Plate Credits 219
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