The Christian Gospels give two widely differing genealogies for Jesus, which have baffled theologians throughout the centuries. Not only are these genealogies irreconcilable, but the stories of the two accounts of the birth of Jesus, as given by Matthew and Luke, are also radically different. How can this be accounted for? An ancient tradition tells that there were two children named Jesus, a year apart in age and both born to parents named Mary and Joseph. These two children, brought up in close proximity, eventually "united" in a mysterious way, resulting in a single "Jesus" destined to grow up and fulfill the prophecies of the Old Testament. In grappling with this mystery, Nesfield-Cookson uses all available sources—biblical accounts, Christian apocryphal writings, Aramaic and Hebrew documents discovered in the Qumran caves in the twentieth century (the "Dead Sea Scrolls"), writings by Syrian theologians of the thirteenth century, and, in particular, statements by Rudolf Steiner, the first modern thinker to speak of the existence of two Jesus children. The author also refers to the many works of art—largely by Italian artists of the Renaissance period—which appear to depict two Jesus children. Fifteen of these paintings are reproduced as beautiful, full-color plates. Includes a 15-page color insert.
MYSTERY OF THE TWO JESUS CHILDREN: And the Descent of the Spirit of the Sun By Bernard Nesfield-Cookson. 104 pages. 6x9 Paperback. Illustrated. Notes. Bibliography.
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