Yeshua: A Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus

By Margaret Goldik

A review of Yeshua: A Personal Memoir Of The Missing Years Of Jesus by Stan I.s. Law

Published on October 1, 2004

Yeshua: A Personal Memoir Of The Missing Years Of Jesus
Stan I.s. Law


The historical Jesus has become a trendy subject through such books as The Da Vinci Code. Stan I.S. Law (the nom de plume of architect and sculptor Stanislaw Kapuscinski) offers a different take on the subject.
Satia, the narrator, is the son of a wealthy caravan owner. He meets the 12-year-old Yeshua (Jesus) as the latter flees in rebellion from his Essene teachers. The two become fast friends and stay that way for the 18 years not covered in the Bible – the years between the finding of Jesus in the Temple and the beginning of his short ministry.
Anyone looking for the Jesus Christ of the Bible won’t find him here. The title character is a mortal born of mortal parents, whose earliest miracles were rigged by the Essene leaders. This is a novel of ideas and philosophy rather than character, and there is much discourse about various religions. The author has also thoroughly researched early Indian and Middle-Eastern history. He has written several other books under his own name which cover esoteric topics such as the Gospel according to Thomas and visualization, and his web site can be accessed at mRb

Margaret Goldik is a former editor of the Montreal Review of Books.



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