Michael Baigent is the author of From the Omens of Babylon, Ancient Traces, and the New York Times bestseller The Jesus Papers. He is also the coauthor of. The Jesus Papers has ratings and reviews. In Holy Blood, Holy Grail Michael Baigent and his co-authors Henry Lincoln and Richard Leigh stunned. Hershel Shanks reviews “The Jesus Papers” by Michael Baigent.

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Apr 29, Jim McCulloch rated it liked it. Take the Lord’s prayer for example. Through his mother, he was of the line of Aaron, the high priest. Baigent loves the provocative, and this book followed suit. You believe that the abbey was leaving a clue in this picture of what his view was about the crucifixion?

I was a little surprised that Baigent was satisfied to start with the Egyptians of having a Christ figure, as it is documented to have occurred michzel earlier cults and religions far preceding the Egyptians. The Jewish historian, Josephus, writes about finding three of his friends baivent to the cross. And if we assume fact B caused fact A, and then we ass Okay, here’s the thing. He did however, explored the idea michaell Jesus being ‘whisked’ away from the tomb, alive.

Okay, here’s the thing. It was his tone.

The mystery of ‘The Jesus Papers’

I had great expectations from this book. And I believe of the conspiracy theories of cover-up.

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I don’t think Baigent pulls all his rambling conjecture together into a tight conclusion, but the whole thing is interesting and engaging. As an art history student, artworks Christians so revere are riddled with contradictions to what they believe, purposefully done by the artists who created them having pappers convinced themselves kesus undeniable proof, but so many believers just cannot see nor accept the truth of what those artists really are trying to tell them.

It was theorized by Baigent that Jesus may have been to Egypt during his earlier years – of which it was here that his spiritual basis was founded. This would probably be offensive to some, and downright ridiculous to others, as it presents an argument against the divinity of Christ and many of the key Christian beliefs concerning the Christ.

Baigent says that detail suggests how the. The author does finally acknowledge the difficulty jeuss his “evidence,” saying that the date itself A. All in the name of religion.

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Michael Baigent claims to have seen two papyrus documents – the “Jesus papers” – written in Aramaicdiscovered in the Old City of Jerusalem during the s. However, the documents have not been released because of the rift this information would create between Israel and the Vatican, also creating a revivalism of Antisemitism. For you, San Sulpice is more than a beautiful church.

Jesus would have been sedated so that he looked dead and then later revived after being taken down from the cross.

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Anyway, interesting to listen to and ponder, but overall I’d say it’s just “ok”: The Source of Miracles.

For more than 20 years, author Michael Baigent palers kept the trail warm, chasing secrets from London to Jerusalem. What if a small group had always known the truth and had kept it hidden. While he considers himself an investigator bent on exposing the truth, scholars say the tale he weaves is fiction— fantasy, rather than fact. Out of the tomb? The title should be at least 4 characters long.

Baigent says that mysterious document was last seen at the Church of San Sulpice in Paris. The rest of the book deals with Egyptian spiritual mysteries, how Jesus studied those, and has more of the history of the various scrolls.

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His investigation led him to an Israeli businessman living in an undisclosed European city. But, I needed the book to be plausible or interesting. Baigent states that when a crucified person could no longer support the jichael of the body “death by asphixiation rapidly followed. There was a mixture of drugs.