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Paths of the Messiah

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ISBN-10: 0898708656

ISBN-13: 9780898708653

Edition: 2010

Authors: Bargil Pixner

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Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, Jerusalem: The places where Jesus lived and died and gathered his followers into a community are for Christians the most holy sites on earth. With reverence for the sites associated with the life of Christ, Bargil Pixner dedicated much of his life to archeological research in the Holy Land, becoming famous for his discovery of the Essene Gate in Jerusalem and the town of Bethsaida by the Sea of Galilee. Gathered into this one volume are the principal fruits of Father Pixner’s research: explanations of numerous archeological discoveries in the Holy Land accompanied by photos, illustrations and maps. Prepared in collaboration with Professor Rainer Riesner, a…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Publication date: 5/17/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 503
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Editor's Introduction
The Birth of the Messiah
The Nazoreans, Bethlehem and the Birth of Jesus
Mary in the House of David
The Kathisma Church (Mary's Repose) Rediscovered
The Messiah in Galilee
Jesus' Routes around the Sea of Galilee
Tabgha, the Eremos of Jesus
A Further Port by Tabgha
The Churches of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes
Riddles of the Synagogues at Capharnaum
In Search of Bethsaida
New Discoveries in Bethsaida
Kursi and the Land of the Gerasenes
The Essenes and Nazoreans
The Copper Scroll of Qumran
Batanea as a Jewish Settlement Area
Bethany on the Other Side of the Jordan
The Essene Quarter in Jerusalem
The Discovery of Iron Age Walls on Mount Zion
The Messiah in Jerusalem
Bethany by Jerusalem-an Essene Settlement?
The Last Supper of Jesus
Epiphanius and the Last Supper on Zion
Where Was the House of Caiaphas Located?
The Praetorium of Pilate
Comments about the Praetorium Question
The Cistern of Jeremiah
The Historical Via Dolorosa
The Messianic Community
The Apostolic Synagogue on Zion
The Essene Quarter and the Primitive Christian Community
Notes on the Continuous Existence of Jewish Christian Groups in Jerusalem
James the Lord's "Brother"
Jesus and His Life in Light of New Qumran Texts
Mary on Zion
Simeon Bar Cleopas, Second Bishop of Jerusalem
The Jerusalem Essenes, Barnabas and the Letter to the Hebrews
Luke and Jerusalem
Timeline of Jesus' Public Ministry
A Possible Chronology of the Events of Passion Week
Bibliography of the Writings of Bargil Pixner, O.S.B.
Jerusalem Sketch and Other Illustrations
Table of Maps and Illustrations
Scripture Index
Index of Places
Index of Persons
Index of Subjects