Geza Vermes on the Dead Sea Scrolls

The following is a talk by Geza Vermes on ‘The Story of the Dead Sea Scrolls’.

The Story of the Dead Sea Scrolls, a lecture presented by Professor Geza Vermes at Louisiana State University’s Hill Memorial Library on September 29, 2009. Geza Vermes was born at Mako in Hungary in 1924. He studied in Budapest and in Louvain (Belgium), where he read Theology and Oriental history and languages, and in 1953 obtained a doctorate with a dissertation on the historical framework of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Geza Vermes on Reconstructing Josephus’ Account of Jesus

In this short clip Geza Vermes reconstructs Josephus’ account of Jesus. It is from Jesus: The Evidence first aired in 1984 on Channel 4 in the UK. Mark Goodacre further explains issues surrounding the programme and Geza Vermes’ participation here and here.