Rand Flem-Ath: Killing Moses: Solving History’s Oldest Cold Case Mystery
KILLING MOSES reveals little-known Roman documents that record Jesus’ formative adult years in Egypt where he travelled to become a master magician like his hero, Moses. Armed with a magician’s skills he saw through the acts of illusion and mass hysteria that had led to the murder of Moses. It was this dark secret that he took to Jerusalem and threatened to expose.
Why is so little known about the death of Moses – the greatest prophet of the Old Testament? There are no witnesses – no body – no funeral – and “…no one knows to this day where his burial place is.” The clues to this ancient mystery lie in the disturbing circumstances surrounding his disappearance.
Sigmund Freud believed that the prophet was killed and replaced by an imposter. He concealed his findings for years; fearing his conclusions too radical for the times. Only after he left Nazi-occupied Austria and was safely in London did he reveal the implications of his forty-year obsession into the dark side of the prophet. He believed that the first Moses was born and raised in Egypt and was indoctrinated into a secret cult of monotheism. The second Moses was an imposter, Freud argued, who, unlike the original mild-mannered, peace-loving man, was possessed of the necessary ruthless streak to lead a nation. But Freud never identified this ‘second’ Moses.
Rand Flem-Ath has a Master’s degree in Library Science (UBC) and a B.A. in sociology and anthropology (SFU). He has published on the origins of agriculture in the Anthropological Journal of Canada. She has a B.A. in English Literature (SFU). In the UK she was an assistant editor for the FT’s Media Monitor. Rand and Rose are the authors of the international bestseller WHEN THE SKY FELL (first published in Canada in January 1995).