The Jesus Discovery

The Jesus Discovery

The New Archaeological Find That Reveals the Birth of Christianity

Book - 2012
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An account of the discovery of a sealed tomb in Jerusalem which provides physical evidence of Christians in Jerusalem from around the time of Jesus and belief in Jesus' resurrection.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781451650402
145165040X
Branch Call Number: 232.96 TAB
Characteristics: 254 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Jacobovici, Simcha

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LRS1969 Jun 17, 2012

Very interesting book that provokes a lot of thought and a desire to do further research on this topic. In checking Amazon's reviews, I noted that a lot of the top level reviewers
were Biblical scholars, ministers, Ph.Ds, etc., while many of the nay-sayers were not and in fact in argument made references to scholars who supposedly have refuted Tabor's work - yet I find no evidence in rebuttal, other than verbal attacks, or attacked Tabor's book as simply being a re-hash of a few years earlier documentary film of a completely different tomb (where Tabor was simply a consultant). Or, simply had bad reviews based on being fundamentalist Evangical types to whom the Bible is "the INERRANT Word of God in which every word is the Truth of God" --- when in fact just the opposite is true! Take the birth of Yeshus (Jesus is his GREEK name)... The first known many, many Books, Gospels, Letters of early Christianity were written in Greek and later translated to Latin and Aramic and then eventually to Hebrew - and these were written in the time frame of 70 AD (only one or two) until as late as 150 - 300+ AD.

For those who insist on the INERRANCY of the Bible, I would point out that there are at a minimum 1,000 known full contradictions in the Bible and today (as computers scan and compare the tens of thousands of verses) the total may now be up to 5,000 plus! "Simply check the first 4 Gospels of the NT and compare the birth and early life of Yeshua and then the Crucifixion period - and explain why they are all different from each other. And better yet, "google" phrases "Bible Contradictions" and "Bible Errancies" ... and, finally, check out supporting Biblical research books by true Biblical historians and researchers (Gregory J. Riley, M. Craveri, Judge Haim Cohn, Morton Smith, John Meier, etc., - or simply read the 25 pages of footnotes and 5 pages of Bibliography and and 15 pages of authors' interviews at the end of the book "Betrayal: The Lost Life of Jesus" (and at least the last chapter!)

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Jun 09, 2012

This book is very interesting. I'm on page 51 at time of writing. Is it possible that these men discovered the tomb of Jesus? Yes, very! Also has a chapter on his DNA, and much more. Highly recommend.

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