The Jesus Dynasty: The Hidden History of Jesus, His Royal Family, and the Birth of Christianity
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Date: April 2006
Duration: 5 hours 57 minutes
Based on a careful analysis of the earliest Christian documents and recent archaeological discoveries, "The Jesus Dynasty offers a bold new interpretation of the life of Jesus and the origins of Christianity. The story is surprising, controversial and exciting as only a long-lost history can be when it is at last recovered.
In "The Jesus Dynasty, biblical scholar James Tabor brings us closer than ever to the historical Jesus. He sheds new light on Jesus' relationship with John the Baptizer, the role played by his brother James, and how Paul's ministry transformed Jesus' message, into what would become Christianity.
James Tabor has studied the earliest surviving documents of Christianity for more than thirty years. He reconstructs for us the movement that sought the spiritual, social, and political redemption of the Jews, a movement led by one family. "The Jesus Dynasty offers an alternative version of Christian origins, one that takes us closer than ever to Jesus and his family and followers.
This audiobook will change our understanding of one of the most crucial moments in history.
Ann Marie Inglefield