The Lost Book of Moses

The Lost Book of Moses

The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible

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After his father tells him the story of archaeological treasure hunter Moses Wilhelm Shapira, who, in 1883, committed suicide after the biblical scrolls he found were denounced by his long-time enemy, an award-winning journalist sets out to determine Shapira's guilt or innocence, in a modern-day mystery.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, 2016
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780062206411
Characteristics: x, 354 pages ; 24 cm

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Aug 29, 2016

Loved this book. A true tale of a search for what may be the original bible. In doing so the author does a fantastic job of explaining some biblical history while not coming across as all preachy. For anyone who has a) a religious bent of b) an interest in real life mysteries, not to mention far flung global destinations, this book is a must read.

arbolito Jun 09, 2016

Found this a fascinating tale on two levels, the story of the antiques dealer and his adventures collecting antiquities, and the story of what we know of how Deuteronomy came to be the last of the Books of Moses.

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