Jesus of Nazareth by William Barclay for sale.
Based on the film directed by Franco Zeffrirelli from the script by Anthony Burgess, Suso Cecchi'd Amico and Franco Zeffirelli
Photographs by Paul Ronald
Contents of the book
1) The coming
2) Preparing the Way
3) Fishers of Men
4) The twelve are sent out
5) The road to Calvary
6) The prophecy fulfilled
Map of the Holy Land at the time of Jesus
Principal characters featured in the photographs
Little bits taken from the book
"Although only a small town in a tiny province Nazareth was far from being remote. Traffic from the ends of the earth passed close to its borders. A boy had only to climb the hill at the back of the town to see the Road of the Sea which came up from Egypt and went out to Damascus, along which the great trading caravans with their laden produces..."
"To Mary's astonishment and no small dread, the angel Gabriel appeared to her, bringing a message from God. 'Joy be with you!' he said. 'You are specially dear to God! The Lord is with you!'
She was deeply moved at what he said and wondered what a greeting like this could mean. 'Don't be afraid, Mary,' the angel said to her, 'God has chosen you for a very precious privilege. You will conceive, and you will have a son, and you must give him the name Jesus. He will be great; his title will be "the Son of the Most High." The Lord will give him the throne of David his ancestor... Mary said, 'I am the Lord's servant. Whatever you say, I accept.' And the angel went away and left her....
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