Widely regarded, upon its release in Europe in 1941, as a masterpiece and the best biography of Our Lord ever published, Fr. Giuseppe Ricciottiï 1/2ï 1/2ï 1/2s Life of Christ is a monumental work in which the author surveys the chronology, history, customs, and geography pertinent to the life of Christ. In dignified and elegant language, Fr. Ricciotti retells the Gospel story in light of modern archaeological, critical, and historical findings.
"It has been my wish to write an exclusively historical and documentary work," Fr. Ricciotti declared when the book was first published. He succeeded, bringing the entire Gospel to life, vividly and faithfully, in rich detail. Christï 1/2ï 1/2ï 1/2s life is retold with intimacy and reverence, like a story - our story - of salvation.
Fr. Ricciotti details what Our Lordï 1/2ï 1/2ï 1/2s life was like from His infancy and childhood through His public ministry, teachings, miracles, Passion, death, and Resurrection. He unpacks the theological significanc