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The Weekend That Changed the World: The Mystery of Jerusalem's Empty Tomb
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 c ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Westminster John Knox Press
(first published February 1st 1999)
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I really enjoyed reading this book as I returned from Israel and the visiting the Garden tomb. Although published by the Garden Tomb, the author did a great job keeping an unbiased perspective. Most of the book is a juxtaposition of the Garden Tomb and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. A number of strengths and weaknesses are presented for both sites. I Love the fact that the author keeps the main thing the main thing. Ultimately, the location is not that important, but rather the fact that Jesu ...more