THE LOST YEARS OFjESUS
Analysis of eyewitness accounts
of travelers who have made the trek to Himis
And there are also many
other things which Jesus did,
the which, if they should be
written every one, I suppose
that even the world itself
could not contain the books
The Case for Issa
you are a detective. An unusual case
magine you are a detective. An unusual case comes across your desk. You open a yellowed
Imagine you are a detective. An unusual case comes across your desk. You open a yellowed folder. It isn't exactly a case of a mistaken identity
or a missing person. It is a missing background
some lost years. And the particulars are spare.
Date of birth unknown. Exact year of birth
also unknown; sometime between 8 and 4 B.C.
Place of birth disputed. Thought to be Beth
Father, Joseph, a carpenter. Came from a
noble and illustrious line beginning with Abraham
and continuing through Isaac and Jacob to David
the Kingthen through Solomon to Jacob, the
father of Joseph, husband of Mary.
paternal descent, though father's paternity vehe
mently denied by some in favor of doctrine of virgin
birth. One account records him "being, as was
supposed, the son of Joseph" but traces his royal
origin through genealogy of Mary, his mother.
Adventurous early life. Fled with parents to
Egypt after father had a dream. Returned to