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Author Huller, Stephan.

Title The real Messiah : the throne of St. Mark and the true origins of Christianity / Stephan Huller.

Publication Info. London : Watkins Publishing, 2009.

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 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  270.1 HULLER    Check Shelf
Description 274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-261) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Marcus Agrippa and the Gospel of St Mark -- Born in interesting times -- The survivor -- An enthronement -- The making of a messiah -- Allied to monsters -- The messiah's war -- Lifting the veil of Veronica -- Inside a messiah -- The gospel truth -- The super gospel -- The Hebrew Messiah -- The seeds of gnosis -- The Alexandrian connection -- The 'Mark' of authenticity -- Heretics and gnostics -- The lost past -- St Mark's throne -- Decoding the throne -- Apocalypse then -- The Agrippa code -- Kidnapping a tradition -- Concluding thoughts.
Summary "Highly controversial but impeccably researched, The Real Messiah explodes the myth that Jesus was the long-prophesied Messiah of the Jewish nation. Indeed, it argues that Jesus never claimed that role but thought of himself as herald to the true Messiah: Marcus Julius Agrippa, the last King of the Jews and Jesus' contemporary. It was he who truly founded what became known as Christianity, and wanted to build a faith to which anyone could aspire. Though Marcus Agrippa was initially successful &" -- from the Publisher.
Subject Herod Agrippa I, King of Judea, 10 B.C.-44 A.D.
Herodian dynasty, 37 B.C.-approximately 100 A.D.
Mark, Saint.
Jews -- Kings and rulers.
Christianity -- Origin.
Church history.
Messiah.
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