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This extraordinary document represents a new form of historical research and straightens out many open questions and misinterpretations. It takes the form of direct dialogues between a modern researcher and a member of the Qumran Essene community. Alive around the time of Christ, this community has become the focus of ideas about the connection of Jesus' teachings to earlier traditions. This book gives a full description of the nature and purpose of the community and the birth and upbringing of Jesus and John the Baptist. Also, it gives Essene renderings of Key Old Testament stories concerning Moses, Ezekiel, Daniel, and others, plus startling insights into ancient history. This information is candid and for real, even about the Dead Sea Scrolls, and many Biblical images and statements are corrected and added to.

©2009 Ozark Mountain Publishing, Inc. (P)2018 Ozark Mountain Publishing, Inc.

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Great content. TERRIBLE Narrator

I’m a chill guy and few things get under my skin. The male narrator tho was flat out terrible. Talk about a death bullet to the most beautiful and intellectually jarring story.

I love a southern accent. Lived two years in the Deep South and adore that accent. This book is not the place for it. I found myself feeling so annoyed when his voice came on that it ruined the experience. This review is not the best because all I’m focusing on is his voice. It’s so bad I can’t continue and am just gonna buy the book. I recommend anyone buying the book cuz this voice is just too hard to get past.

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Excellent

The only complaint I had was the narrator of the male portion had a southern accent. When trying to engage in the character whom is from Isreal, the southern accent was difficult to get past.

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  • Diana
  • Antelope Valley, CA, United States
  • 08-29-18

Again? BAD NARRATION - distracting Southern accent

This book is a fantastic work by Dolores Cannon and deserves Professional Narration. Checking the narrator names, I see why the same problem with the narration of Between Life and Death has cropped up again. Really, it is very distracting to have the very Southern voice of the male narrator portraying the Teacher of the Essenes. So distracting that it pulls me out of the book and back into the present - at times I shake my head and laugh at the jarring wake-up.

This medium-to-high pitched male Southern voice lacks the scholarly gravitas that would be associated with the words spoken by this teacher of old, and is more like . . . some stereotype voice associated with the name "Bubba." Unfortunately, I see that the male narrator is also listed as "Publisher" so I fear more of Dolores Cannon's works might feature this distracting narrator. Oh well.

The book is fantastic. I love audio books. I don't know why a more professional presentation of Dolores Cannon's very important work isn't done.

Some years ago John Wayne played the role of Genghis Khan in a movie. It was bad casting and didn't work. The whole point of an audio book is to narrate a book for a listener's enjoyment of the author's work. The wrong casting can ruin an author's work. Finding the right voices, with the skill set to enunciate, correctly pronounce words, to pause and emote, or even to change voice portrayals to define and differentiate characters within a book is part of creating an audio book. This is the fourth Dolores Cannon book converted to audio book and there is a learning curve happening. Get professional narrators. Please.

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Amazing....loved this more than words.

While it was long, it was worth it. I recommend this author to anyone who asks.

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Absolutely, refreshing view of the Truth.

I loved this book because I have for a long time questioned the vitality of the stories relating to the topic of Jesus. I am motivated to do my own research to draw me own conclusions. I feel I have a strong starting point.

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Wow

With an open mind I accept this work and it rings truth in my ear.

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A must read.

...absolutely amazing. Yes, the southern accent will throw you but you can get past it easily. The information in the book is a must read.

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Unbelievably Bad

I cannot believe that I waisted money on this book. When will I learn to listen to the sample first.

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new light and conformation on my own research.

new light and conformation on my own research. i drive uber and would play it in the car. passengers thought it was interesting

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Thank you

required information for all humanity to decifer for themselves. thank you Dolores Cannon for pursuing this part of human history and bringing it to light.

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  • MxHarris
  • 09-21-18

Wow

Typical of Dolores' work, her research and interviewing techniques are very thorough. I started life going to a very liberal church and stopped identifying as a Christian in my early twenties. In the last five years of my self development and education I have come to feel that holy books are exactly the same as the other books, but the original meaning and spirit of such teachings have been lost and made into something mundane.

This book brings to life all of that original meaning, tempered with a resoundingly beautiful balance and thoughtfulness, free of today's religious narrowness. The way of Essenes is a satisfying balance of science, languages and spirituality, all areas of life united and equal.

My only quibble, despite him doing a good job, was that the accent of the voice artist used for Sadih didn't seem appropriate and jarred a little, although it in no way took away from the vast value of the book.

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  • spiritf
  • 11-11-18

Amazing story

Made me feel like I was there listening to this teacher from the Essene, who knew and tutored Jesus and John
This makes much more sense and it resonates with me. Thank you

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-13-18

Dolores' work is incredible

I can't get enough of Dolores work, however the narrator's didn't do it justice whatsoever. especially the man narrating. he ought to at least try having a thick middle eastern accent, not a not an American accent which is painful to listen to!