The Jesus Family Tomb tells the story of what may be the greatest archaeological find of all time—the discovery of the family tomb of Jesus of Nazareth
The Jesus Family Tomb includes:
A gripping real-life detective story that combines history, archaeology and cutting-edge science, and reveals the truth behind 2,000 years of mystery
Scientific details about the Jesus family tomb ossuaries
Results from DNA tests performed on human residue taken out of the Jesus ossuary and the Mary Magdalene ossuary
About the Author
SIMCHA JACOBOVICI, co-author of "The Jesus Family Tomb", is a three-time Emmy-winning Israeli-Canadian documentary filmmaker and a widely published writer and lecturer. He is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Religion at Huntington University in Sudbury, Ontario. His articles have appeared in publications such as "The New York Times" and the "Los Angeles Times". Jacobovici is the host of "The Naked Archaeologist" on the History Channel. He resides in Israel with his wife and five children. Visit Simcha on his blog at www.simchajtv.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SimchaJTV, and follow him on Twitter @SimchaJTV.
BARRIE WILSON is a professor of religious studies at York University in Toronto, where he specializes in early Christianity. His bestselling book "How Jesus Became Christian" was longlisted for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature and won the Joseph and Faye Tanenbaum Prize in History. He lives in Toronto.
Charles Pellegrino has been known to work simultaneously in entomology, forensic physics, paleo-genetics, preliminary design of advanced rocket systems, astrobiology, and marine archaeology. The author of eighteen books of fiction and nonfiction, including Unearthing Atlantis, Dust, Ghosts of the Titanic, and the New York Times bestseller Her Name, Titanic, he is the scientist whose dinosaur-cloning recipe inspired Michael Crichton's bestselling novel Jurassic Park. Dr. Pellegrino lives in New York City.
Ed W. Marsh is an independent filmmaker and writer whose behind-the-scenes credits include "Independence Day, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Stargate, Godzilla, " and "The Abyss". A professed "titanophile," Marsh began documenting this project months before principal photography began.
“A slick and suspenseful narrative. . . . Jacobovici is a maverick, a self-made Indiana Jones.”
“Absolutely fascinating . . . many would argue the biggest story or one of the biggest stories of our lifetime.”
“This discovery is potentially the last nail in the coffin of biblical literalism”
-John Dominic Crossan, author of God & Empire