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The Resource The mystery of the last supper : reconstructing the final days of Jesus, Colin J. Humphreys

The mystery of the last supper : reconstructing the final days of Jesus, Colin J. Humphreys

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The mystery of the last supper : reconstructing the final days of Jesus
Title
The mystery of the last supper
Title remainder
reconstructing the final days of Jesus
Statement of responsibility
Colin J. Humphreys
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Language
eng
Summary
"For centuries, we thought we knew what happened during Jesus' last days. Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are not only observed by Christians around the world, but are also recognized in calendars and by non-practitioners as commemorating events in the final week of Jesus' life. But apparent inconsistencies in the Gospel accounts of this period have continued to puzzle Bible scholars -and fuel skeptics. In The Mystery of the Last Supper, Colin Humphreys uses science to reveal the truth about Jesus' final days. Reconciling conflicting biblical accounts with scientific evidence, Humphreys proves that the Gospels, correctly interpreted, are in remarkable agreement. He reveals the exact date of the Last Supper in a groundbreaking new timeline of Holy Week. Colin Humphreys is director of research at the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of The Miracles of Exodus (2003). He was awarded a knighthood in 2010 for services to Science"--Provided by publisher
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Humphreys, C. J.
Dewey number
232.9/57
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
BT420
LC item number
.H86 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Jesus Christ
  • Jesus Christ
  • Last Supper
  • RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / General
  • RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
  • Last Supper
  • Kreuzigung Jesu
  • Datierung
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The mystery of the last supper : reconstructing the final days of Jesus, Colin J. Humphreys
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-238) and indexes
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Contents
Four mysteries of the last week of Jesus -- Dating the crucifixion : the first clues -- The problem of the Last Supper -- Can we reconstruct the Jewish calendar at the time of Christ? -- The date of the crucifixion -- The moon will be turned to blood -- Did Jesus use the solar calendar of Qumran for his Last Supper Passover? -- Does ancient Egypt hold a key to unlocking the problem of the Last Supper? -- Discovering the lost calendar of ancient Israel -- Was the lost ancient Jewish calendar used in Israel at the time of Jesus? -- The date of the Last Supper : the hidden clues in the gospels -- From the Last Supper to the crucifixion : a new analysis of the gospel accounts -- A new reconstruction of the final days of Jesus
Control code
663441200
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 244 pages
Isbn
9780521517553
Lccn
2010052385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40019199248
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
Label
The mystery of the last supper : reconstructing the final days of Jesus, Colin J. Humphreys
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-238) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Four mysteries of the last week of Jesus -- Dating the crucifixion : the first clues -- The problem of the Last Supper -- Can we reconstruct the Jewish calendar at the time of Christ? -- The date of the crucifixion -- The moon will be turned to blood -- Did Jesus use the solar calendar of Qumran for his Last Supper Passover? -- Does ancient Egypt hold a key to unlocking the problem of the Last Supper? -- Discovering the lost calendar of ancient Israel -- Was the lost ancient Jewish calendar used in Israel at the time of Jesus? -- The date of the Last Supper : the hidden clues in the gospels -- From the Last Supper to the crucifixion : a new analysis of the gospel accounts -- A new reconstruction of the final days of Jesus
Control code
663441200
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 244 pages
Isbn
9780521517553
Lccn
2010052385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40019199248
Other physical details
illustrations, charts

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