The Jesus Dynasty By James D. Tabor
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 Baptist, 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 Jewish movement that sought the spiritual, social, and political redemption of the world, 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
James D. Tabor is Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He holds a Ph. D. in biblical studies from the University of Chicago and is an expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls and Christian origins. The author of several previous books, he is frequently consulted by the media on these topics and has appeared on numerous television and radio programs.