Charles Foster thought he knew the familiar story of the resurrection ofJesus. He thought Christianity rested on sound historical foundations.
But could he be wrong? Could Christianity be built on aterrible mistake or downright lie?
As nagging doubts began to surface, Foster turned to countless Christianbooks to find comfort and proof. But all he found were more questions.What began as a personal quest for reassurance quickly turned into anin-depth examination of the most astounding historical claim of all time.He crawled through Jerusalem tombs, dusty libraries, and the recesses ofhis own mind in search of an answer. He turned the war in his head thewar between faith and doubt into this heated, no-holds-barred debate, which presents the case both for and against the resurrection of Jesus.
The Jesus Inquest takes you through medical evidence, Jewish burial practices, archaeological hypotheses, maps, ancient artifacts, the canonicaland non-canonical gospels, biblical criticism, and much more, providingan unbiased examination of the facts of the case. A practicing trial attorneyand University of Oxford academic, Charles Foster vigorously arguesboth sides of the issue, presenting information in compelling courtroomstyle and leaving no hard question unaddressed.
The Jesus Inquest gives readers the tools necessary to debate the mostremarkable and controversial event of world history a debate so crucialand fascinating it cannot be ignored.