Swami D Francis

Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. Swami D Francis, Ph.D., born in Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District, South India, Swami Dhason Francis has a Ph.D degree in Biblical Interpretation. His earlier works 'The Iago Trial' [2010], a novel, 'The Betrayed Disciple' [2013], a play on Judas Iscariot, and 'Unshackling an Apostle' [2014] a research work on The Bible, and 'The Imperial Inquest' [2015] testify that he embellishes his writings with rare details from literary classics, ancient history, traditions, legends and mythologies. He has also written over a dozen plays in Tamil. He is at present in Libya teaching English literature in Al-Margeb University, Khomes. He is currently working on his new novel 'The Samson Prism' with the February Seventeen Libyan Revolution as its background.


உலக இரட்சகர் ஏசுவால் தேர்ந்தெடுக்கப்பட்ட பன்னிரண்டு சீடர்களில் ஒருவனான யூதாஸ் இஸ்காரியோத், தன் போதகரையே முத்தமிட்டுக் காட்டிக் கொடுத்த ஒரு இழிவான துரோகியா? சாத்தானின் சதிவலையில் சிக்கிப் பலிகடா ஆன ஒரு பரிதாபத்துக்குரிய சீடனா? அல்லது தன் போதகரின் பூலோகப் ...

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When the plebian tribune Titus Velerius, commissioned by Liberius Caesar to conduct an Inquest on the death and alleged resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, embarked on his mission, he was as pagan as any Roman Patrician. But a series of events in Caesarea, his meetings with the Jewish leaders, Roman centurions, and followers of Jesus as witnesses changed his attitude; he could understand the Messianic ministry of Jesus in a spiritual light and the cunning nature of the Jewish High Priest Caiaphas and the Roman Prefect of Judaea, Pontius Pilate in the proper perspective. His words and deeds began to display his favorable attitude to Jesus. Consequently, when he was about to wind up his missio...

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This book challenges the traditional Christian belief that Judas Iscariot was a traitor who betrayed his master Jesus Christ. Citing Biblical, traditional and historical sources, the author argues that the biblical betrayal story was just an attempt by the authors of the gospels to give a plausible description to a mysterious scandal in the earthly ministry of Jesus, which was beyond human understanding, logic and loyalty. Born in Nagercoil, TamilNadu, India, to Catholic parents Francis and Veronical in 1956, Swami Dhason Francis had a Ph.D in Biblical Interpretation from the School of ­ Theology, Almeda University, Idaho, USA. He is currently working as an English professor in Margeb Uni...

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