Sylvana Tomaselli reviews “The Innocence of Pontius Pilate”

Sylvana Tomaselli, Countess of St Andrews, has written a very generous review of The Innocence of Pontius Pilate for Catholic Herald. “Its range is nothing short of extraordinary. From Matthew, Mark and Luke, the Babylonian Talmud and the Qur’an, David Lloyd Dusenbury takes the reader to a variety of texts from well and lesser-known Roman, medieval, Renaissance and early modern authors, and on to such philosophical figures as Voltaire, Rousseau and Nietzsche as well as 20th-century constitutional lawyers such as Carl Schmitt and Hans Kelsen … One of Dusenbury’s aims was to resist the forgetting or repressing of the Latin Christian logic of the secular, which he sees beginning in the 18th century. He has succeeded in that and much else besides.” Continue reading here.

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