In his novel Accidental Christ, Lon Milo DuQuette suggests that perhaps Jesus of Nazareth was a magician of sorts, a member of a mystery cult. Ultraculture reports that in 2008, French archaeologists unearthed an bowl inscribed with text referring to Jesus as a “magician.” Could it be that Christianity mistakenly condemns the path of the magician?
The bowl, which is dated to the period between the late 2nd century B.C. and the early 1st century A.D., reads:
“DIA CHRSTOU O GOISTAIS,” which has been interpreted by the excavation team to mean either, “by Christ the magician” or, “the magician by Christ.”
In his first novel, bestselling author Lon Milo DuQuette tells a remarkable tale of what could be the true story behind the legend of the man known to history as Jesus Christ. Written in his trademark style of thorough scholarship mixed with wit, humor and honesty, Accidental Christ – The Story of Jesus (As Told by His Uncle) is a fun, enjoyable book sure to educate and entertain as it raises eyebrows, blood pressure, and the question long avoided by most Biblical scholars: Could it all have been one, big misunderstanding?
Thanks to James Gordon for the tip!