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Author Atwill, Joseph, author.

Title Caesar's messiah : the Roman conspiracy to invent Jesus / Joseph Atwill.

Edition Flavian signature edition.
Publication Info. Charleston, SC : CreateSpace, [2011]
Imprint Charleston, SC : CreateSpace, ©2011.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  270.1 ATW    AVAILABLE
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Description 412 pages : map ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 409).
Summary Was Jesus the invention of a Roman emperor? The author of this ground-breaking book believes he was. "Caesar's Messiah" reveals the key to a new and revolutionary understanding of the origin of Christianity, explaining what is the New Testament, who is the real Jesus, and how Christ's second coming already occurred. The clues leading to these startling conclusions are found in the writings of the first-century historian Flavius Josephus, whose "Wars of the Jews" is one of the only historical chronicles of this period. Closely comparing the work of Josephus with the New Testament Gospels, "Caesar's Messiah" demonstrates that the Romans directed the writing of both. Their purpose: to offer a vision of a "peaceful Messiah" who would serve as an alternative to the revolutionary leaders who were rocking first-century Israel and threatening Rome. Similarly, "Caesar's Messiah" will rock our understanding of Christian history as it reveals that Jesus was a fictional character portrayed in four Gospels written not by Christians but Romans. This Flavian Signature edition adds Atwill's latest discoveries of numerous parallel events in sequence which ultimately reveal the identity of the true authors of the Gospels.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Historicity.
Jesus Christ.
Chronological Term 30 - 600
Subject Christianity -- Origin.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Christianity -- Origin.
Church history -- Primitive and early church.
Historicity of Jesus Christ.
Added Title Roman conspiracy to invent Jesus
ISBN 9781461096405 (pbk.)
1461096405 (pbk.)
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