Michael Owen Wise

Michael Wise is among the foremost young scholars translating the Dead Sea Scrolls today. He has been profiled in Time, The New York Times, and The Chicago Tribune.


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The First Messiah : Investigating the Savior Before Jesus (Paperback)

In The First Messiah renowned Dead Sea Scrolls scholar Michael O. Wise brings to light the life of Judah, a forgotten prophet who predated Jesus as a messianic figure by a century and has had a profound impact on the course of Christianity and Western civilization. Unlike Jesus, Judah left behind a personal testament, in […]

The First Messiah : Investigating the Savior Before Jesus (Hardcover)

In The First Messiah renowned Dead Sea Scrolls scholar Michael O. Wise brings to light the life of Judah, a forgotten prophet who predated Jesus as a messianic figure by a century and has had a profound impact on the course of Christianity and Western civilization. Unlike Jesus, Judah left behind a personal testament, in […]