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Was Jesus of Nazareth a real historical person or a fictional character in a religious legend? What do the Dead Sea Scrolls reveal about the origins of Christianity? Has there been a conspiracy to suppress information in the Scrolls that contradicts traditional church teaching? John Allegro addresses these and many other intriguing uestions in this fascinating account of what may be the most significant archaeological discovery of the twentieth centuryAs one of the original scholars entrusted with the task of deciphering these ancient documents Allegro worked on some of the most important texts including the Biblical commentaries In 1961 King Hussein of Jordan appointed him to be honorary advisor to the Jordanian government on the Dead Sea Scrolls In his engaging and highly readable style Allegro conveys the excitement of the initial archaeological find and takes the reader on a journey of intellectual discovery that goes to the heart of Western culture Allegro suggests that Christianity evolved out of the Messianic theology of the Essenes the Jewish sect that wrote the Dead Sea ScrollsThis new edition of Allegro's book also contains an essay in which he describes the in fighting among the scholars assigned to study the scrolls and his thirty year battle to release all of the texts to the public Allegro was one of the first scholars to protest the long delay in publishing the Scrolls and to criticize his colleagues for their secretive and possessive attitudes This issue has recently been the focus of national media coverage with the result that after forty years open access to all of the Dead Sea Scrolls has finally been permittedIf he had lived to see it John Allegro would have been very pleased by this resolution of the controversy In the same spirit of free inuiry that Allegro championed Prometheus is reissuing his book in paperback to encourage open discussion of these important ancient texts.

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  1. 137 RS SSS Mezine Mystic 137 RS SSS Mezine Mystic says:

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    ePUB african american literature.co ¶ The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth Kindle È dead epub, scrolls ebok, christian pdf, myth epub, The Dead ebok, Sea Scrolls download, Sea Scrolls and the download, Dead Sea Scrolls book, Dead Sea Scrolls and the epub, The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth ePUBI have read many books about Christianity and Jesus historic discussion; besides that I watch every Tv program that discusses this time of history I read the portuguese translation of this book Well I have to say that this is probably the best book I ever read on the subject Allegro became a largely polemic historian when he spoke about his theory that the New Testament episodes were evoked by mushrooms' consumption and not by real events Unlike Kersten Messadié and other polemical authors John Allegro doesn't fall in just an easy speculation completely without logic and strong historical evidence No Allegro knows deeply the religious background of the Essenians and other Near East cults He can so easily describe the rituals and beliefs of those strange gnostic movements that one feels like we're actually reliving those past times with them the reader can see the Ancient World through the eyes and words


  3. Frank Rella Frank Rella says:

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  4. Glorianna Glorianna says:

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  6. Dudley Harris Dudley Harris says:

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  7. Paracelsus Paracelsus says:

    ePUB african american literature.co ¶ The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth Kindle È dead epub, scrolls ebok, christian pdf, myth epub, The Dead ebok, Sea Scrolls download, Sea Scrolls and the download, Dead Sea Scrolls book, Dead Sea Scrolls and the epub, The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth ePUBSort of jumbled writing unclear what the core premise is but interesting to read nonetheless If I read this correctly among his teachings Jesus preached the practice of saving the seed from falling on the ground after intercourse probably as opposed to causing an unwanted pregnancy while an early Messianist sect possibly Essenes smeared the saved seed upon their bodies and outstretched hands in order to supplicate the Lord They were called annointers or Christians and were one of several Jewish doomsday sects influenced by ancient Near Eastern folk traditionFor a good edition of the now available dead sea scroll texts mentioned by Allegro like the interesting Rule of the Community and the Halakhic Letter check out The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated The umran Texts in English Paperback – February 6 1996by Florentino Garcia Martinez


  8. Jeff Jeff says:

    ePUB african american literature.co ¶ The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth Kindle È dead epub, scrolls ebok, christian pdf, myth epub, The Dead ebok, Sea Scrolls download, Sea Scrolls and the download, Dead Sea Scrolls book, Dead Sea Scrolls and the epub, The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth ePUBIt's a shame John Allegro was so denigrated in his lifetime The man was brilliant and did not bow down to the church and it's BS historyWell written and very informative After reading this I suggest that you also read The Sacred Mushroom and The Cross A study of the nature and origins of Christianity within the fertility cults of the ancient Near East by Allegro


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