Barabbas by Par Lagerkvist Book Summary:
Barabbas is the acquitted; the man whose life was exchanged for that of Jesus of Nazareth, crucified upon the hill of Golgotha. Barabbas is a man condemned to have no god. "Christos Iesus" is carved on the disk suspended from his neck, but he cannot affirm his faith. He cannot pray. He can only say, "I want to believe."Translated from the Swedish by Alan Blair
Christ Or Barabbas by S. J. Daniel A. Lord Book Summary:
PHILO, SECRETARY OF PONTIUS PILATE, RETELLS TO HIS GRANDCHILDREN THE STORY OF AN ETERNAL CHOICE.THIS is, my children, the most important story I know. It belongs to the days of my youth. It has been repeated a thousand times every day of my life.
I Give you Barabbas: A Historical Novel by Dick Jones Book Summary:
This is the story of a little known Bible character that played a significant part in the life of Jesus. He is only mentioned once in the New Testament at a crucial time in the Passion of Jesus. Everyone knows his name but little else yet his appearance heralds the crucifixion of Christ. This historical novel portrays a scenario, while not certain, at least very possible. The author has changed nothing to deviate from history or the Bible but it does display life in the time of our Lord in Israel and especially Jerusalem.
The Lost Gospel of Barabbas: The Thirteenth Apostle by Kevin L Brooks Book Summary:
A historical fiction with a supernatural twist. Follow the notorious insurrectionist, Barabbas, as he comes of age in the days when Romans ruled the ancient land of Cana surrounding the Sea of Galilee. The Lost Gospel of Barabbas invites the reader to join the young Barabbas as he faces his own demons and begins the journey down the road that leads him to his ultimate destiny. A road of love, anguish and revenge.
Christ or Barabbas?: A Word on Mormonism (Classic Reprint) by Unknown Author Book Summary:
Excerpt from Christ or Barabbas?: A Word on Mormonism Listen to the way in which they sing of that man, and you will know how true this is: The saints, the saints, his only pride, For them he lived, for them he died. Unchanged in death, with a Saviour's love He pleads their cause in courts above. Hymn 281. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
The Lost Gospel of Barabbas: Exodus (The Lost Gospel of Barabbas Trilogy) (Volume 2) by Kevin L Brooks Book Summary:
Like steel in the fires of a forge, Barabbas is now a hardened man. Plagued by supernatural beings and pursued by bloodthirsty Roman soldiers, Barabbas plots his revenge as he flees to the high Mountain of Hermon, just north of his homeland. But he discovers that no matter how far he runs or where he hides, he cannot escape the truth. There is no exodus from a man's ultimate destiny. Awash with revenge, love, and adventure, this biblical fiction is not your ordinary Sunday School story. Biblically-researched and historically accurate, Kevin Brooks reveals the scholar in the criminal, the hunter in the hunted, and the lover in the murderer. An epic adventure, Exodus is the much anticipated second novel in The Lost Gospel of Barabbas trilogy.
A Biography of Barabbas: The Robber the Jews Chose Instead of Jesus (Wicked Men and Women in the Bible) by Robert Alan King Book Summary:
A Biography of Barabbas: The Robber the Jews Chose Instead of Jesus from the series Wicked Men and Women in the Bible by Robert Alan King is a book with over 6,500 words. King explores what the Bible tells us about Barabbas in order to come to a better understanding of who he was and who he was not. The book also takes a look at the real Barabbas instead of wandering lost in the lore of modern thought that has resulted in fanciful stories about him in books and movies as some nationalistic zealot concerned about the welfare of Israel.King also examines him as the notorious robber that he really was within the historical context of his life to understand how Barabbas lived based on the socioeconomic conditions of his time. There is also an analysis of crucial Greek words used in the Bible that are relevant to identifying the authentic Barabbas and the real nature of the crime that resulted in his arrest and incarceration. This biography will allow the reader to replace the Barabbas myth with biblical fact. And though this book will help the reader learn more about Barabbas, it will also provide thoughtful insights on several critical choices we all must make as human beings.Robert Alan King is an ordained minister through Calvary Chapel.