Fulton Oursler’s outstanding classic The Greatest Story Ever Told narrates the ever-new, everlasting story of the life of Jesus Christ. Written with powerful simplicity and set against a rich and accurate historical background, this account of the greatest life ever lived describes the moving story of Christ’s nativity, the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt, Christ’s youth, His public ministry, passion, death, and resurrection.
While there have been many lives of Christ published, few have received so wide a popular acclamation as Fulton Oursler’s classic tale. Since it was first published in 1949, when it was instantly acclaimed by both the secular and lay press and endorsed by clergy of all faiths, The Greatest Story Ever Told has gone into scores of printings, has been read by millions, and is one of the most successful bestsellers of all time. The life of Christ is certainly the greatest story ever told, and Fulton Oursler has told it superbly well.
Fulton Oursler (born Charles Fulton Oursler) was an American journalist, editor, and writer. He was a notable author of mysteries and detective fiction under the name Anthony Abbot. In the 1920s he aided Harry Houdini in his crusade against fraudulent mediumship. After touring the Middle… More about Fulton Oursler