June 2010
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul2010, Issue 204, p39
The article discusses the role of Jews in the trial and death of Jesus Christ, adapted from the Erasmus Lecture delivered by the author on March 7, 2010.


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