This audacious and intriguing new version of the story of Christ's trial, crucifixion, and resurrection is based on the writings of Philo of Crete, a secretary to Pontius Pilate. Throughout his time as Pilate's scribe, he attended Christ's trial, mingled with city prostitutes and desert bandits, and became acquainted with Judas Iscariot. It was through Judas that he learned the real story of the betrayal and what actually happened to Christ's body. His convincing account is a radical and dramatic version of the commonly accepted story.
Morley Callaghan was a nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature and the author of "It s Never Over," "Strange Fugitive," "Such Is My Beloved," "That Summer in Paris," "The Vow," and numerous short stories. Nino Ricci is the author of "In a Glass House," "Lives of the Saints," "Testament," and "Where She Has Gone.""