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The Jesus Mysteries

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Written by Timothy FrekeAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Timothy Freke and Peter GandyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Peter Gandy

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
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  • Publisher: Harmony
  • On Sale: September 25, 2001
  • Price: $17.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-609-80798-9 (0-609-80798-6)
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“Whether you conclude that this book is the most alarming heresy of the millennium or the mother of all revelations, The Jesus Mysteries deserves to be read.”
-- Fort Worth Star -Telegram

What if . . .
* there were absolutely no evidence for the existence of a historical Jesus?
* for thousands of years Pagans had also followed a Son of God?
* this Pagan savior was also born of a virgin on the twenty-fifth of December before three shepherds, turned water into wine at a wedding, died and was resurrected, and offered his body and blood as a Holy Communion?
* these Pagan myths had been rewritten as the gospel of Jesus Christ?
* the earliest Gnostic Christians knew that the Jesus story was a myth?
* Christianity turned out to be a continuation of Paganism by another name?

"A wonderful blend of detective story, historical research, and clear thinking, The Jesus Mysteries explains in accessible form what has been known to scholars for centuries. The time for the inner mysteries of Christianity to be brought out of the closet is long overdue, and this book is a powerful and courageous voice for the cause."
-- Roger Housden, author of Sacred America and Sacred Journeys in a Modern World

"The Jesus Mysteries -- ‘Book of the year.’"Daily Telegraph