Books by Peter Stanford

JUDAS by Peter Stanford
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"A straightforward biography that thankfully avoids preaching. Readers curious about Judas' broad effect on world history will welcome this book."
A biography of one of the most reviled men in history, a perpetual scapegoat representing the deepest root of anti-Semitism and, in medieval times, usury. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Tenuous, inadequate history that overlooks the more salient issues surrounding Joan's legend. (8 pages b&w photos)"
A flimsy argument for the existence of a female pope in the ninth century. Read full book review >
THE DEVIL by Peter Stanford
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Stanford, former editor of the Catholic Herald of London, does a thoroughly adequate job of chronicling his subject's career, but there is just too much material for one slim volume to fully examine the significance of the Devil in all his guises."
The Devil doesn't really get his due in this rushed ``If it's Tuesday, it must be Beelzebub'' biography. Read full book review >