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A Test Of Time Volume 1 The Bible From Myth To History -by- David Rohl (1995). ISBN 0099416565.
Bible Studies. Biblical Archaeology. Rohl reveals the true historical archaeological evidence for the existence of the
Old Testament's most charismatic personalities; for the first time the lives of Joseph, Moses, Joshua, Saul, David and
Solomon are examined from an historical perspective, as David Rohl explores their cities, palaces and tombs. Used
second hand paperback book. 592 pages. (Arrow/Random House, London, 1995) Foxing on edges of pages, else very good. Weight 450 grams.
A Test Of Time Volume 2 Legend The Genesis Of Civilisation -by- David Rohl (1998). ISBN 009979991X.
Bible Studies. Biblical Archaeology. For centuries scholars and explorers have searched for Eden and its fabled Garden;
David Rohl peels back the layers of myth to expose the true location of the cradle of civilisation at the heart of the
Book of Genesis. Used second hand paperback book. 544 pages. (Arrow/Random House, London, 1998) Foxing on edges of pages, else very good. Weight 450 grams.
Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther (New Century Bible) -by- L H Brockington (1969). ISBN 0551005300.
Bible Studies. For the period 150 years after Cyrus captured Babylon in 538 BC, the best known written records
are the biblical books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther; this volume freshly assesses these historical records and
offers an account of the sequence of events of that period. Used second hand hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket.
252 pages. (Thomas Nelson and sons Ltd. London. First Edition. 1969) Dust jacket price-clipped and sunned on
spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Name whited out on front free endpaper. Else very good. Weight 520 grams.
History Of Joseph Smith By His Mother Lucy Mack Smith with Notes & Comments by Preston Nibley. ISBN 0884940330.
Early Mormon History. Lucy Mack Smith's history of her son the Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith, from which many of the now-classic Mormon
stories of life in the Smith family were obtained. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 356 pages. (Bookcraft, Salt Lake
City, Utah, undated but post-1970) Very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
Jesus Of The Apocalypse The Life of Jesus After The Crucifixion -by- Barbara Thiering (1995). ISBN 0868245569.
(Doubleday, Sydney, First Edition, 1995) Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 462 pages. Corners of dust jacket are bumped. Edges
of boards are worn. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 820 grams.
Like A Samurai The Tony Glynn Story -by- Paul Glynn (2008). ISBN 9780958184427. Signed By Author. For 42 years Fr Tony Glynn continued
the reconciliation work in Japan begun by ex Australian POW Padre Lionel Marsden; he delivered over 150,000 clothing items to post
war impoverished Japanese, raised over one million dollars for land, a church, a large kindergarten and a parish centre in
Tomigaoka, Japan; he led pioneering Buddhist/Christian prayer pilgrimages to Pacific War sites from Lae to Nagasaki; for his
reconciliation work he was given an MBE from Queen Elizabeth II, an Order of Australia from the Australian government and from the
Japanese Emperor the Order of the Rising Sun. Used second hand softcover book. 186 pages. (Marist Fathers Books. Hunter's Hill. 2008) In fine condition.
Preachers, Prophets And Heretics Anglican Women's Ministry -edited- Elaine Lindsay & Janet Scarfe (2012).
ISBN 9781742233376. Anglican Church of Australia Ordination of Women. Women Priests. Since 1992 over 500 women have been
ordained as priests in the Anglican faith and some have gone on to become bishops, despite trenchant opposition from the
Diocese of Sydney; in this book key supporters recount the power plays and passion of the controversy, and examine its
impact on the Anglican Church and beyond. Used second hand softcover book. 400 pages. (UNSW Press, University of New South
Wales Press, Sydney, 2012) Light scuffing & creasing to covers. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 600 grams.
The Armageddon Script Prophecy In Action -by- Peter Lemesurier (1981). ISBN 0906540372.
Lemesurier's picture of the future is based on an astonishing new interpretation of the Jesus-initiative of two thousand
years ago; it was, he suggests, an attempt by the then Essenes deliberately to fulfil the ancient biblical prophecies of a
future Messiah, a cataclysmic conflict between the powers of good and evil, and a final Golden Age. Thanks to a
gratuitous spear-thrust by an unknown Roman soldier, the initiative failed however the inexorable laws of prophecy continue
to operate. Used second hand softcover book. 263 pages. (Element Books Ltd. Salisbury. 1981) Covers are creased. Foxing on endpapers,
first and last few pages and edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
The Bible Fraud An Untold Story Of Jesus Christ -by- Tony Bushby (2001). ISBN 0957900716.
The untold story of Jesus and his twin brother, Judas Khrestus; after 12 years of full-time research, the author provides
archival evidence providing an alternative history and new historic information relating to the origin of the New Testament.
Used second hand paperback book. 271 pages. (The Pacific Blue Group Inc, Hong Kong, 2001) Some light pencilled underlining, else in fine condition. Weight 400 grams.
The Brother Of Jesus: The Dramatic Story And Meaning Of The First Archaeological Link To Jesus And His Family
-by- Herschel Shanks & Ben Witherington III (2003). ISBN 0060581174. Since the unveiling of the inscribed, first-century
ossuary of Jesus' brother, James, found near Jerusalem, scholars and archaeologists have hotly debated the authenticity of both the
ossuary and its inscription; this updated and revised edition contains critical responses to the Israeli Antiquities Authority's
conclusion that the inscription is a fake, and an all-new Introduction that demonstrates that the ossuary itself dates to the first
century and compelling arguments that the box really contained the bones of James. Used second paperback book. 308 pages.
(HarperSanFrancisco, HarperCollinsPublishers, 2003) Covers worn on edges. Edges of pages have tanned. Else very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
The Celtic Shaman A Handbook (Earth Quest) -by- John Matthews (reprint 1993). ISBN 1852302453.
Shamanism is the timeless art of living in harmony with creation and provides a universal system for us all to work
with, whatever our religion or spiritual affiliation; it teaches skills for living and ways to utilise latent abilities
which we all possess; Celtic Shamanism derives from the native traditions of North-West Europe and this book presents its
techniques and methods; illustrated with diagrams and line drawings. Used second hand softcover book. 198 pages. (Element
Books Ltd/Jacaranda Wiley Ltd, Brisbane, 1991) Light foxing on edges of pages, else very good. Weight 350 grams.
The Divine Deception: The Church, The Shroud And The Creation Of A Holy Fraud -by- Keith Laidler (2000).
ISBN 0747274851. The Turin Shroud. Dissatisfied with the standard explanations of both believers and sceptics, Keith Laidler
looks anew at the Holy Relic, revealing an extraordinary chain of events and discovering that both sides are wrong. Used second
hand softcover book. 312 pages. (Headline Book Publishing, London, 2000) Remainder mark at bottom. Foxing on edges of pages.
Else very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
The God Delusion -by- Richard Dawkins (2006). ISBN 9780593058251. Atheism. Richard Dawkins, preeminent biologist and
scientist and the world's most prominent atheist, has always asserted the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm it
has inflected on society; in this book he focuses his fierce intellect exclusively on this subject, denouncing religion's faulty
logic and the suffering it causes, pointing out that medieval religious dogma still serves to abuse basic human rights; he shows
how religion fuels war, foments bigotry and abuses children - all for a God whose existence lacks evidence of any kind. Used second
hand softcover book. 406 pages. (Bantam Press, London, 2006) Corners of covers are bumped. Foxing on first and last few pages and on
edges of pages. Else very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
The Gospels And Qumran A New Hypothesis -by- Barbara Thiering (1981). Australian and New Zealand Studies
In Theology And Religion. ISBN 0858213079. The Pesher language of the Gospels set out in the Dead Sea Scrolls. Used second hand
softcover book. 326 pages. (Theological Explorations. Sydney. 1981) Date and place written in pen at bottom of title
page with a name whited out. Rear cover is creased. Foxing on edges of pages. Bookshop label on rear cover. Else good. Scarce.
The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail -by- Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh & Henry Lincoln (revised &
updated edition with all new illustrations, 2006). ISBN 9780099503095. Rennes-le-Chateau Treasure. A 19th-Century French priest
discovers something in his mountain village of Rennes-le-Chateau at the foot of The Pyrenees which enables him to spend a fortune.
The tale seems to begin with buried treasure and then turns into an unprecedented historical detective story: a modern Grail quest
leading back through cryptically coded parchments, secret societies, the Knights Templar, the Cathar heretics of the 12th and
13th centuries and a dynasty of obscure French kings deposed more than 1,300 years ago. Used second hand paperback book. 558 pages.
(Arrow Books/Random House, London, revised & updated edition 2006) In fine condition. Weight 400 grams.
The Human Christ The Search For The Historical Jesus -by- Charlotte Allen (1998). ISBN 0745940706. Some
of the finest minds and most provocative figures of modern times have been intrigued by the enigmatic figure of Jesus,
and have sought to discover the flesh and blood man who walked the roads of Palestine 2,000 years ago; this book
examines the many and varied images of Jesus produced by such thinkers and artists such as Spinoza, Newton,
Voltaire, Gibbon, Tom Paine, Jefferson, Kant, Hegel, Marx, George Eliot, Flaubert, Oscar Wilde, Cecil B DeMille,
and Norman Mailer; but in doing so the author discovers that many of these questors were ideologically driven,
and that these works in fact tell us more about the intellectual and cultural fashions of the last 3 centuries
than it does about the significance of Jesus and his message. Used second hand softcover book. 382 pages. (Lion
Publ, Oxford, 1998) Corners of cover bumped, bookshop bookplate inside cover, else very good.
The Jesus Papers: Exposing The Greatest Cover-Up In History -by- Michael Baigent (2007). ISBN 0061146609/9780061146602.
Bible Studies. Biblical Archaeology. Michael Baigent answers his critics after publishing his controversial theory in 'Holy Blood, Holy Grail'
that Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene married and founded a holy bloodline; 'The Jesus Papers' presents explosive new evidence that challenges
everything we know about the life and death of Jesus; illustrated with colour and black & white photographs. Used second hand softcover book.
338 pages. (HarperSanFrancisco / HarperCollinsPublishers, 2007) Name written on half title page. Light foxing on edges of pages, else very good. Weight 350 grams.
The Jesus Papyrus: The Most Sensational Evidence On The Origins Of The Gospels Since The Discovery Of
The Dead Sea Scrolls -by- Carsten Peter Thiede & Matthew d'Ancona (1996). ISBN 0297816586.
Bible Studies. Biblical Archaeology. A few verses in Greek from St Matthew's Gospel, three tiny pieces of old paper now clasped
between two glass slides, unearthed in upper Egypt and bequeathed to Magdalen College, Oxford, in 1901, is claimed by German
papyrologist Carsten Peter Thiede to be the oldest known fragment of the New Testament in book form, being written forty years
after the Crucifixion, the first material evidence that St Matthew's Gospel was written during the lifetime of eye-witnesses and
that it records history as experienced by those who were there when it happened. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 194
pages. (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 1996) Heavy foxing on edges of pages, else very good. Weight 560 grams.
The Return Of The Kosher Pig The Divine Messiah In Jewish Thought -by- Rabbi Itzhak Shapira (2013).
ISBN 9781936716456. Judaism. An unprecedented journey toward the true identity of the Divine Messiah - the one
previously considered 'unkosher' and 'unacceptable' by Jewish people; contains compelling words of Jewish sages
and rabbis over the last 2,000 years, many in English for the first time; glossary of over 300 terms that will
enable readers to dive deeper into Hebral/biblical thought; directory of all major rabbinical works on the issue
of Messiah in the last 2,000 years; index of all references from the torah, Prophets, Writings, New Testament, and
the Talmud; full bibliography with numerous sources that are 'hidden' to many English speakers on the nature of the
Messiah. A real eye-opener. Used second hand softcover book. 318 pages. (Lederer Books/Messianic Jewish Publishers. Clarksville,
Maryland. 2013) A few marks on edges of pages. Else in fine condition. Weight 600 grams.
The Second Epistle to The Corinthians -by- C K Barrett (1976). Black's New Testament Commentaries. ISBN 0713614005.
General editor Henry Chadwick. Reprint of Second Edition 1976. A discussion of St Paul's most personal letter - the
history of the epistle; the collection made at Corinth for the saints in Jerusalem; the false prophets; Paul as a man;
theology at Corinth in faith and practice. Used second hand softcover book. 354 pages. (Adam and Charles Black. London. Reprint of Second
Edition 1976) Cover and spine are sunned. A few marks on cover. Name whited out on title page. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 560 grams.
The Tomb Of God: The Body Of Jesus And The Solution To A 2,000-Year-Old Mystery -by- Richard Andrews &
Paul Schellenberger (1996). ISBN 0316879975. Rennes-le-Chateau Treasure. Dissatisfied with the explanations of previous researchers, the authors
applied mathematical logic to the enduring mystery of Rennes-le-Chateau and the 'treasure' alleged to be buried there;
they were sceptical; they assumed the enigma would wither under such scrutiny, but it did not. Used second hand hardcover book
in dust jacket. 513 pages. (Little, Brown & Company, London, 1996) Name written on front free endpaper. Light marks on edges
of pages. Else very good condition. Weight 1.2 kilograms.
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