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4.0 out of 5 stars An Egyptian Jesus Among the Hebrews
As conspiracy theories go, this is a humdinger. Ellis draws together unlikely bits of flotsam and jetsam of bible and archeological history to develop a compelling tale of a very human motivation for the New Testament. As he would have us consider, Paul's divine Jesus is the puffed up remant of a the story of a very human but ambitious royal exile. As a descendant of...
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3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting alternate view of history of Jesus and the politics of the middle east arroung 000 ad
After reading the Tempest and Exodis by the same autor I was interested in his interpertation of Jesus.
I have been reading alternate interpertations of Jesus Christ by other authors and this was a unique slant on that time in history.
He states that Jesus was not the devine interpertation that we have all come to beleive. He presents a prince or king in the...
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4.0 out of 5 stars An Egyptian Jesus Among the Hebrews, Aug. 20 2003
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This review is from: Jesus: Last of the Great Pharoahs (Paperback)
As conspiracy theories go, this is a humdinger. Ellis draws together unlikely bits of flotsam and jetsam of bible and archeological history to develop a compelling tale of a very human motivation for the New Testament. As he would have us consider, Paul's divine Jesus is the puffed up remant of a the story of a very human but ambitious royal exile. As a descendant of Moses (forget David as revisionist history), Jesus was actually a Hyksos king and of the royal bloodline of Egypt. All the references to the Kingdom were actually him speaking of his shadow nation living in Palestine. And since he was Pharoah, he was God. No wonder he referred to himself as the Son of God as his father, also a Pharoah, was also God. No wonder the Romans let the Jews crucify him - he was a seditious rebel ! For those who like alternative views of accepted history, this is a good starter in a four book series by Ellis. Be prepared to wade through details as he tends to make his case by endless lists of facts. But he makes you want to know more.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting alternate view of history of Jesus and the politics of the middle east arroung 000 ad, Dec 5 2014
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This review is from: Jesus: Last of the Great Pharoahs (Paperback)
After reading the Tempest and Exodis by the same autor I was interested in his interpertation of Jesus.
I have been reading alternate interpertations of Jesus Christ by other authors and this was a unique slant on that time in history.
He states that Jesus was not the devine interpertation that we have all come to beleive. He presents a prince or king in the middle east who vied for the rule of the Roman empire. He has a unique history which follows the Pharos of Egypt marrying the daughter of Cleopatra holding an empire in the middle east. After the death of Nero Jesus made a clame to the crown of Rome based on his lineage. I can not confirm or deny his historical claims but if you accept his proof it provides an interesting view of history.
I recomend the book to the curious and those not afraid to thing and challenge history.
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