The Lost Gospel: Decoding the Ancient Text That Reveals Jesus' Marriage to Mary the Magdalene

Version: Unabridged
Author: Simcha Jacobovici , Barrie Wilson
Narrator: Bob Souer
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Ancient Civilizations, Christianity
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: November 2014
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 12 hours, 55 minutes
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In a startling follow-up to the "New York Times" bestseller "The Jesus Family Tomb," a historical detective story that unravels a newly translated document filled with startling revelations and fascinating detail about the life and times of Jesus

Waiting to be rediscovered in the British Library is an ancient manuscript of the early Church, copied by an anonymous monk. The manuscript is at least 1,450 years old, possibly dating to the first century, Jesus lifetime. And now "The Lost Gospel" provides the first-ever translation from Syriac into English of this unique document that tells the inside story of Jesus social, family, and political life.

"The Lost Gospel" takes listeners on an unparalleled historical adventure through a paradigm-shifting manuscript. What the authors eventually discover is astounding: confirmation of Jesus marriage to Mary Magdalene; the names of their two children; the towering presence of Mary Magdalene; a previously unknown plot on Jesus life, thirteen years prior to the crucifixion; an assassination attempt against Mary Magdalene and their children; Jesus connection to political figures at the highest level of the Roman Empire; and a religious movement that antedates that of Paul the Church of Mary Magdalene. Part historical detective story, part modern adventure, "The Lost Gospel" reveals secrets that have been hiding in plain sight for millennia."

Author Details

Author Details

Jacobovici, Simcha

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 and on Facebook at, and follow him on Twitter @SimchaJTV.

Wilson, Barrie

Barrie Wilson is a professor of religious studies at York University in Toronto, where he specializes in early Christianity. His book How Jesus Became Christian was long-listed for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature and won the Tanenbaum Prize.