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The Dead Sea scrolls deception

Author: Michael Baigent; Richard Leigh
Publisher: New York : Summit Books, [1991] ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why a handful of Biblical scholars conspired to suppress the revolutionary contents of the Dead Sea Scrolls"--Jacket subtitle.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Paul, the Apostle Saint.; James, the Greater Saint.; James, the Greater Saint.; Paul, the Apostle Saint.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Baigent; Richard Leigh
ISBN: 0671734547 9780671734541 9780671797973 0671797972
OCLC Number: 24792792
Description: xix, 268 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The discovery of the scrolls --
The international team --
The scandal of the scrolls --
Opposing the consensus --
Academic politics and the bureaucratic inertia --
The onslaught of science --
The inquisition today --
The dilemma for Christian orthodoxy --
The scrolls --
Science in the service of faith --
The Essenes --
The Acts of the Apostles --
James the Righteous --
Zeal for the law --
Zealot suicide --
Paul : Roman agent or informer?
Responsibility: Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh.

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Through a careful study of the scrolls, historical analysis, and interviews w ith scholars, the authors establish a view of Christianity that challenges the Church's adamantly defended "facts".  Read more...

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Chicago Tribune Not for the theologically faint of heart. John Leonard New York Newsday A wonder of savage detail....The reading of the archaeological, historical and analytic-textual evidence is Read more...

 
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