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Jesus the Phoenician. A book of religious history that is sure to challenge conventional thinking about the origins of Jesus Christ, not only among Christians in the west, but in the entire world. It conveys important historical, geographical, archaeological, cultural and theological findings regarding the possibility that Jesus was not Jewish, but rather Phoenician. Could ...more
Paperback, 350 pages
Published October 20th 2013 by Sunbury Press, Inc.
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Mel
May 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: recommended, 2014
Jesus the Phoenician is a very controversial book but the author has done his research, Karim's thesis is revolutionary but quite possibly true. He use argument taking from the Bible itself to proof that Jesus may not be Jews like everyone assume, his depth analyses said that Jesus maybe was Canaanite/Phoenician. I know many people will have some issues with this theory and it's will likely make some other anger without event read the book. But I suggested that you read it without any apprehensi ...more
Simona Abi Dib
Jul 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
I found it highly interesting how Jesus the Phoenician introduces the reader to the historical identity of Jesus - a fact that is confusing and somehow overlooked in the four canonized gospels – yet it strongly endorses His theological identity. Although the argument is controversial, the author managed to support his ideas basing them on a thorough study by referring to ancient maps, etymology, history books, apocryphal gospels etc. which make the work credible and authentic hence worth reading ...more
Elie
Apr 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Highly interesting read. Written as the scientific background of the author's previous book 'The Phoenician Code'. The author peels off layers of accumulated historical inaccuracies to reveal the essence of the mission of Jesus. At the same time, the largely forgotten or 'concealed' history and origins of the nations that arose in the Eastern Mediterranean is explained which is worth knowing for now and the future.
Mehsen
Mar 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I have recently read “Jesus the Phoenician” by the Lebanese author Karim el Koussa. I have found the book very motivating with some very interesting facts that were written by the author in a scientific logic manner. The book revealed to me the difference between the revengeful dictator Jewish god found in the Old Testament and the loving forgiven Father found in the New Testament. I recommend this book to every true Christian on earth..
Jennifer Parker
Aug 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book is really interesting! I loved the way it is narrated. The explanation was very clear and well organized. I enjoyed reading this book very much! It also highlighted things I didn't pay attention to before. Loved it! Thumbs up!!!
Michel Nakouzi
Mar 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
A book worth reading, three times.
Once with your mind
And once with your heart
then you will come out with a question 'Are we on the good path back home?'
it is when you want to read it again in Spirit and Truth...
Three times I would say, a book worth reading, understanding and in faith
Thank You Karim El Koussa

Stay Blessed
Joan Bonnell
Feb 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Will reveal much

Well researched with lots of notes. Explores the true origin of Christ and his relation to the Jews. It will significantly influence your understanding of major religions.
Steve Cran
Sep 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Who was Jesus? Was he the Messia or was he just a Jewish Rabbi or resistance fighter? Getting down to the nitty gritty we start to question if Jesus was even Jewish. Karim Al Kroussa speculates that Jesus was not only a non Jew but that he was Phoenician. While as a reader I am not entirely convinced of Jesus’s Phoenician identity the author does bring up several good points.

The author believes that Jesus was a member of a Phoenician healer sect called the Ashayas. These were the Galilee Essenes
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Christopher Mohen
Jul 17, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Provides social and political undercurrents at the time of early Christianity.
Samir
Oct 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Finally the truth is here
Brian Wilkins
Feb 09, 2014 rated it it was ok
Some interesting speculation sunk in a morass of poor argument.
Zaina
Dec 27, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 0-stars, dnf
Words fail me. Couldn't/wouldn't finish. I don't like fantasy books wrapped in the mantle of theology.
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“Yāwshu (Jesus) is the son of the Canaano-Phoenician Most High God Ēl-Alyon, being the Son of the Virgin Lady Maryām by the Divine Will of the Lord, who blessed this conception of a child that would be named Immanuel. He would live among us as “God Ēl with us,” a Nazarene, sacredly chosen to consecrate himself for keeping the word of God in his heart, mind, and spirit, healing the human race from its many errors and sins. He is the Galilean Meshiha (Messiah) who would anoint the people—who believed in him, his mother, and Father, and who believed in the Great Message he came to deliver, Love and Peace—with sacred water, the purest form of what is considered as the origin of life here on earth. He is the Khristós (Christ) who came and had himself crucified on the altar of life so that we may be clean and have life abundantly. He is the Good Shepherd.” 3 likes
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