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The Dead Sea scrolls, the Gospel of Barnabas, and the New Testament

Author: M A Yusseff
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : American Trust Publications, ©1985.
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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M A Yusseff
ISBN: 0892590610 9780892590612
OCLC Number: 15791694
Description: xv, 137 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: I. The discovery and significance of the scrolls --
Roots of Israelite culture --
Israelite opposition to Hellenization and the Essenes' Emergence --
The Nazerenes: a sect of the essenes --
Some parallels between essene and Nazarene beliefs --
Thematic coherence between the Gospel of Barnabas and genuine scholarship --
Jesus' charge of corruption against the Jews --
Jesus' birth --
the reaffirmation of the Abrahamic faith --
II. The dusk, the beginning of the age of the Gentiles --
The waywardness of the Israelites --
The Minor Prophets --
Jesus' true mission --
The coming of the Gentiles --
The third empire --
The fourth empire --
III. The beginning of the anti-Christ doctrine --
The Gentile tendency to make men gods --
Jesus' warning that the Gentile would make Him a god --
The trinity: a pagan expression --
Blasphemy and division in Palestine --
Who were the Nicolaitans? --
The origins of the Nicolaitan heresy --
The Nicolaitan heresy. IV. The gnostic origen of the Christian church --
The Ebionites as a sect distinct form the Nazarenes --
Ebionites' opposition to Paul the first Christian --
The modernization of paganism --
Paul's inadvertant admission that he was guilty of fabrication --
V. The formulation of the Greek Gospels --
Nazarene's opposition to Nicolaitan heresy --
The spurious nature of the Greek gospels --
The ceaseless corruption --
The Gospel of John --
a Gnostic work --
VI. Is the Gospel of Barnabas the original source? --
Barnabas and the compilation or the Gospel --
Paul's decision to become a Nicolaitan --
Further evidence concerning the great antiquity of the Gospel of Barnabas --
The Jewish rebellion, the anti-Semitism of the gentiles and the survival of the Gospel of Barnabas --
The establishment of the Christian Church and the Nicolaitan conspiracy --
VII. The prophet who was to come --
Conflicting Messianic prophecies at the time of Jesus --
The harassment of the Nazarenes and Jesus' Prophecy about the coming Messiah --
The Messiah that Jesus spoke of --
A Messiah from the Ishmaelites --
Evidence from beyond Israel --
Hiding the truth behind the double meaning --
The esoteric (hidden) meaning.
Responsibility: M.A. Yusseff.


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