Caesars and Apostles
Hellenism, Rome and Judaism
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Caesars and Apostles by Emil Bock
Book DescriptionAn unusual perspective on the cultural and political milieu in existence at the time of the emergence of Christianity. Events such as the Persian Wars are examined with a view to understanding the spiritual struggles raging between those forces that wished to promote a newly emerging human consciousness, based on independent thought and a growing sense of egocentricity; and those forces that wished to preserve the authoritarian structures of the past, which were rooted in now decadent mystery practices. In particular the role of Essenes receives prominence, given that Bock was writing prior to the discoveries of the Dead Sea Scrolls. In the second half of the book, Bock investigates the esoteric biographies of some of the key figures surrounding Jesus Christ, and demonstrates how their destinies were affected by the encounters with the being of Christ.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780863152733
(216mm x 138mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Floris Books
Publisher: Floris Books
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Emil Bock
Moses, Paperback (July 2011)
Explores the symbolism and mythology of a key Old Testament text.
Genesis, Paperback (June 2011)
Interprets the majestic events of Genesis for our modern-day understanding.
Studies in the Gospels, Paperback (January 2011)
This volume of Bock's work looks particularly at the teachings of Christ, and at the Gospel of St Luke.
Holy Week, Hardback (January 2011)» View all books by Emil Bock
Easter Holy Week is a unique time with both dramatic lows and highs, and time for reflection and meditation. The lovely book is an inspiring guide which brings the events of Holy Week alive for the modern reader.
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Author Biography - Emil Bock
Emil Bock (1895-1959) was one of the founders of the Christian Community in 1922, and led the movement from 1938 until his death.
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