The Lost Gospel

The Lost Gospel

Decoding the Ancient Text That Reveals Jesus' Marriage to Mary the Magdalene

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WW Norton
In a startling follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Jesus Family Tomb, a historical detective story that unravels a newly translated document filled with startling revelations and fascinating detail about the life and times of Jesus.
The Dead Sea Scrolls, the Gnostic writings and now The Lost Gospel, a newly decoded manuscript that uncovers groundbreaking revelations about the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth - a startling follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Jesus Family Tomb.Waiting to be rediscovered in the British Library is an ancient manuscript of the early Church, copied by an anonymous monk. The manuscript is at least 1,450 years old, possibly dating to the first century i.e., Jesus’ lifetime. And now, The Lost Gospel provides the first ever translation from Syriac into English of this unique document that tells the inside story of Jesus’ social, family and political life.The Lost Gospel takes the reader on an unparalleled historical adventure through a paradigm shifting manuscript. What the authors eventually discover is as astounding as it is surprising: the confirmation of Jesus’ marriage to Mary Magdalene; the names of their two children; the towering presence of Mary Magdalene; a previously unknown plot on Jesus’ life, 13 years prior to the crucifixion; an assassination attempt against Mary Magdalene and their children; Jesus’ connection to political figures at the highest level of the Roman Empire; and a religious movement that antedates that of Paul—the Church of Mary Magdalene. Part historical detective story, part modern adventure The Lost Gospel reveals secrets that have been hiding in plain sight for millennia.

Baker & Taylor
Investigates a newly translated document about the life and times of Jesus, discussing such revelations as a previously unknown plot on Jesus' life and an assassination attempt against Mary Magdalene and their children. Co-written by the best-selling author of The Jesus Family Tomb. 35,000 first printing.

Baker
& Taylor

Explores a first-century manuscript that asserts that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene; that she was gentile, not Jewish; that they had children; and that there was another plot on Jesus' life prior to his trial and execution.

Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2014
Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition
ISBN: 9781605986104
1605986100
Branch Call Number: 232.901 J1509L 2014
Characteristics: xx, 444 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Burke, Tony
Barrie, Wilson A.

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Memawrayne
Dec 15, 2014

WOW!! Very thought provoking. It made Jesus more human and the reader could grasp what it was like at that time. An excellent read for anyone other than one with a "closed mind" or guided by the mantra "don't confuse me with facts. My mind is made up."

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