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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He has Michael Baigent was born in New Zealand in One of the first things I would like to learn about is why Matthew thought that Jesus on his father’s side Joseph was in the Davidic line.

But then again, there were little supported theory of where he could have been after his pspers. As a coming-of-age story, this first novel by a young Australian writer would doubtless alarm those who quickly leaped to condemn Ted Dawe’s Into jewus River, which recently won this country’s Elaine Pagels, religious scholar, Princeton University: What if there is evidence that Jesus Christ survived the crucifixion?

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The sponge soaked with vinegar that was offered Jesus while he was on the cross was not filled with vinegar, but with a drug that would cause unconsciousness and make it appear that Jsus was dead. According to the author, comparing third century with first century versions of the same gospels shows that someone changed portions of them, and it is natural to wonder who and why.

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I say it is interesting, because it seems the best word, since it sparks some michae, even if the reader doesn’t buy into anything he says. The Knights Templar were also objects of the Inquisitions hatred.

Search Most popular on msnbc. Michael Baigent claims to have seen two papyrus documents – the “Jesus papers” – written in Aramaicdiscovered in the Old City of Jerusalem during the s. While suggesting the possibility Mary Magdalene was Jesus’ wife, Griffith-Jones proposes an interpretation of her as an allegory for wisdom.


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Jesus was not just a Jew. It is perhaps, the most well known story in history—the crucifixion of Jesus.

But Baigent believes the theory deserves a second look. I want to know if there are non-canonical writings that got left out on purpose for power or control, as Baigent claims.

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But as you can see, the night sky, the moon has risen, Passover has begun. One of these days, these guys will print a retraction and take back the vast majority of their unsubstantiated claims that do more harm than good to the faith community, just like Barbara Thiering who made some inferences about The Dead Sea Scrolls that she couldn’t make stand. At least, Michael spends time getting hard facts to back up his historical fantasies, but he should spend equal time gathering truths from the Bible itself to fact check his theories.

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 been convinced themselves by undeniable proof, but so many believers just cannot see nor accept the truth of what those artists really are trying to tell them.

While this book failed to moved me from questioning the foundation of Christianity, it got me thinking of other equally important issues.

Around the same time of the book’s release, Baigent was also involved in a plagiarism lawsuit against author Dan Brownwhich he acknowledges in the postscript.

paprs But Baigent goes further to assert Jesus did not die on the cross but was smuggled out of the country, maybe to the south of France and possibly even Rome. Sep 21, David Andrews rated it liked it. I should hope they would. Year after year, people make pilgrimages here in search of fortune.


The Truth has a funny way of revealing itself while asserting God’s sustaining power and empowerments to those who seek for His knowledge, despite every effort to quash it into non-existence. Perhaps the most puzzling part – baiegnt physical threshold of human being nailed and left hanging on the cross was not explored through medical or scientific means. Because if he had been alive in 45 A. Although he does mention some, I do understand he w Where to begin with baiget book? There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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In Holy Blood, Holy Grail Michael Baigent and his co-authors Henry Lincoln and Richard Leigh stunned the world with a controversial theory What if everything we have been told about the origins of Christianity is a lie? If Baigent can prove that there was documented life of Jesus after this event, an evidence of his further teachings of ministry anywhere in this face of the earth – I will be very impressed.

Baigent says his account would explain why Jesus apparently died so quickly. Perhaps it would provide a little more flexibility in their habit of judgment. Or to hide those other alleged documents claiming Jesus was alive in 45 AD?

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. It was his tone.