Books by Joseph Lumpkin

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The Book of Jasher: With Lessons & Commentary

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The Book of Jasher is held in high regard by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Joseph Smith read and recommended Jasher. Now we have a translation of Jasher with lessons and commentary suited for the Mormon Church. Jasher is a secular history covering a period from the creation to the period of the Judges in Israel.

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The Prodigal Church: Rescuing Spirituality From Religion

by Joseph Lumpkin
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“In the beginning the church was a fellowship of men and women centering on the living Christ. Then the church moved to Greece where it became a philosophy. Then it moved to Rome where it became an institution. Next, it moved to Europe, where it became a culture. And, finally, it moved to America where it became an enterprise.” ~Richard Halverson

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The Life & Times of Jesus: From Child to God

by Joseph Lumpkin
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Using texts from ancient and controversial discoveries, the missing years of Jesus are uncovered, revealing a young man’s struggle between childhood and godhood. Jesus the child, the boy, the man, and the Messiah are all seen in documents spanning from the time of his birth to his crucifixion. Now, the missing years in the life of Jesus are told through the pages of these hotly contested books and letters.

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The Second Book of Enoch (Also called The Secrets of Enoch & The Slavonic Book of Enoch)

by Joseph Lumpkin
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The text known as Second Enoch was discovered in 1886 by Professor Sokolov in the archives of the Belgrade Public Library. It was written in the latter half of the first century A.D. but had gone through alterations and additions to make it more acceptable to the Christian community.

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The Third Book of Enoch (Also called 3 Enoch & The Hebrew Book of Enoch)

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3 Enoch, also called “The Third Book of Enoch,” “The Hebrew Book of Enoch,” and “The Book of the Palaces,” purports to have been written in the second century A.D. by a Rabbi, who became a ‘high priest’ after he had visions of an ascension to Heaven, 90 AD – 135 A.D. The book is part of the Merkabah tradition, which are writings with the theme of ascension into heaven.

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The Books of Enoch: A Complete Volume

by Joseph Lumpkin
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For the first time, the major books making up the body of Enochian literature are presented to the public in a single, exclusive volume. This volume contains Joseph Lumpkin’s widely-acclaimed translations of the First Book of Enoch (1 Enoch) and the Second Book of Enoch (2 Enoch), with the addition of the older mystical source of the Third Book of Enoch (3 Enoch). The volume contains copious notes and commentaries in all three books, designed to guide the reader through the difficulties of language, theology, and mystical references. It is a necessary resource for those engaged in the study of religion, religious history, or mysticism.

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The Apocrypha (Including Books from the Ethiopic Bible)

by Joseph Lumpkin
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From the author of The Lost Book of Enoch comes the first volume to bridge the gap between the 66-book Protestant Bible and the 81-book Ethiopic Bible.

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Angels & Demons: From Creation to Armageddon

by Joseph Lumpkin
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Drawn from rare books, such as the Book of Giants, various Gnostic writings, and unique translations of First and Second Enoch, Jasher, Jubilees, and many other texts, information is pieced together to create an amazing story which may answer the oldest questions mankind has asked about the nature of God, angels, and Demons.

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The Lost Books of the Bible: The Great Rejected Texts

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Eighteen of the most sought after books available, which shed light on the evolution of our faith, our theology, and our church.

  • Section One: Lost Scriptures of the Old Testament
    First Book of Adam and Eve, Second Book of Adam and Eve, First Book of Enoch, Second Book of Enoch (Secrets of Enoch), Jubilees, Jasher, The Story of Ahikar
  • Section Two: Apocalyptic Writings and the End of Days
    Apocalypse of Abraham, Apocalypse of Thomas 4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, War Scroll (Sons of Dark vs. Sons of Light)
  • Section Three: Lost Scriptures of the New Testament:
    Gospel of Philip, Gospel of Mary Magdalene, Apocryphon of John, Gospel of Thomas, Gospel of Judas, Acts Chapter 29
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Feasting At Wisdom’s Table

by Joseph Lumpkin
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The search for wisdom has been the pole-star of humanity for six thousand years. Religions have come and gone, philosophies have failed, but those surviving wells of wisdom go deep and yield sweet refreshment for the soul.

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