Welcome Guest, login
SHOPPING CART ( 0 items )
TOTAL: $0
Home>Spirituality

Jesus the Wicked Priest: How Christianity Was Born of an Essene Schism

Item Number: ISBN 159143081X 92200
Marvin Vining
Jesus the Wicked Priest: How Christianity Was Born of an Essene Schism
Retail Price: $16.00
Your Savings: $11.00

Your Price:
$5.00
Quantity
Add to Wish List
Email a friend Email a friend
Review this item Review this item
Description
Decodes the Dead Sea Scrolls to reveal Christianitys hidden Essene origins

Reveals the Essenes as key figures behind Jesuss trial, torture, and crucifixion

Shows how Jesus, a former Essene himself, was deemed the Wicked Priest for his liberationist politics and humanist bent

Examines the lost Christian doctrine of reincarnation and the secret role of Gabriel in the Virgin Birth

The Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered in 1947 at Qumran, are generally believed to have been written by a Jewish sect known as the Essenes between 350 BCE and 70 CE--but until now no convincing methodology has linked the Scrolls to the actual life and teachings of Jesus. Marvin Vining builds from the controversial work of Barbara Thiering to demonstrate that the Scrolls do speak directly to the origins of Christianity and even reflect a mirror image of the Gospels from the perspective of Jesuss enemies.

Christianity arose out of a schism between the exclusivist, rigid, and militant views of the Essenes and the inclusivist, tolerant, and nonviolent views of Jesus. Jesus was raised an Essene, but he refused to follow their orthodoxy. Vining shows that the Dead Sea Scrolls are written in a secret coded language called pesher in which Jesus emerges as the Wicked Priest, the antagonist to the Teacher of Righteousness who was the leader of the Essenes. Jesus the Wicked Priest revitalizes the Gospel message by revealing Jesuss true role as a tireless social reformer and revolutionary teacher. Vinings study reopens Christian doctrinal questions supposedly long settled, such as reincarnation and the Virgin birth--even demonstrating that these two issues are related. He discloses that the angel Gabriel was incarnate in a living human being and transmitted the seed of a holy bloodline to the Virgin Mary.
Related Items
Hebrew Pharaohs of Egypt: The Secret Lineage of the Patriarch Joseph
Hebrew Pharaohs of Egypt: The Secret Lineage of the Patriarch Joseph
Your Price: $6.49
Practicing the Power of Now: Essentials Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now
Practicing the Power of Now: Essentials Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now
Your Price: $9.50
Everlasting Love: Finding Comfort Through Communicating with Your Beloved in Spirit [Paperback]
Everlasting Love: Finding Comfort Through Communicating with Your Beloved in Spirit [Paperback]
Your Price: $8.00
On sale: $5.88 On Sale
Metagenealogy: Self-Discovery through Psychomagic and the Family Tree [Paperback]
Metagenealogy: Self-Discovery through Psychomagic and the Family Tree [Paperback]
Your Price: $14.00
Taking Sacred Back: The Complete Guide to Designing and Sharing Group Ritual [Paperback]
Taking Sacred Back: The Complete Guide to Designing and Sharing Group Ritual [Paperback]
Your Price: $8.99
Keeping the Faith Without a Religion [Hardcover]
Keeping the Faith Without a Religion [Hardcover]
Your Price: $5.00
Recently Viewed Items
Browse Similar Items