By Jerry Rabow
It is a bit recognized proven fact that there were greater than fifty popular Jewish Messiahs. those characters, even though unrenowned this present day, encouraged messianic fervour that every now and then seized the full Jewish, Christian, Muslim or even secular worlds.
The tales of those fifty Messiahs, either female and male, are unknown -- suppressed by means of Jewish spiritual gurus or neglected by way of historians of all religions. Until now. during this e-book, those Jewish Messiahs are remembered, and now their forgotten tales -- no matter if funny, strange, tragic or solemn -- are ultimately informed. The Messiah who killed the Pope; The Messiah who used to be stored from the Inquisition whilst the Pope concealed him within the Vatican; The Messiah who demanded that his head be bring to an end on the way to turn out his immortality The Messiah who defied the Holy Roman Emperor; The seventeenth century Messiah whose fans endured their mystery society into the 20 th century. And to modern occasions and the tale of the past due Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, and the way he encouraged a passionate and dedicated following.
Above all, Fifty Jewish Messiahs examines humanity, now not divinity, and historical past instead of theology. Taken jointly, those exciting tales paint a brilliant portrait of the common and undying human desire for optimism, and desire in a greater future.
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50 Jewish Messiahs: The Untold Life Stories of 50 Jewish Messiahs Since Jesus and How They Changed the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Worlds by Jerry Rabow