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James D. Tabor is Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he has taught since 1989. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1982 in New Testament and Early Christian Literature. He previously held positions at the University of Notre Dame (1979-85) and the College of William and Mary (1985-89). His research interests have focused on the historical Jesus, Christian Origins and ancient Judaism.

Tabor is the author of four books and numerous scholarly articles. His first book was a study of the mysticism of the apostle Paul titled Things Unutterable (1986), based on his University of Chicago dissertation. The prestigious Journal of Religion named it one of the ten best scholarly studies on Paul of the 1980s.

Tabor then turned to an analysis of attitudes toward religious suicide and martyrdom in the ancient world, the results of which appeared as A Noble Death, published by HarperCollins in 1992 (co-authored with Arthur Droge).

Tabor's book, The Jesus Dynasty: A New Historical Investigation of Jesus, His Royal Family, and the Birth of Christianity presents the results of his work on the historical Jesus over the course of his career to a general audience.. It has been translated into 25 languages and has become an international bestseller. He is currently completing a sequel to this study that deals with the apostle Paul.

Over the past two decades Tabor has combined his work on ancient texts with field work in archaeology. He has worked at a number of sites in Israel and Jordan including Qumran, site of the Dead Sea Scrolls (1991, 1996), Wadi el-Yabis in Jordan (1992, 1996), Masada (1994), and Sepphoris (1996, 1999, 2000).

In 2000 he teamed up with Dr. Shimon Gibson to excavate a newly discovered cave at Suba, west of Jerusalem that dates back to the Iron Age but was used for ritual rites in the early Roman period (2000-2006). Tabor serves as main editor of the Original Bible Project, an ongoing effort to produce a new translation of the Bible.

He lives in Charlotte, NC.

Jesus Discovery
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Jesus Discover by James D. Tabor

Jesus Dynasty
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Jesus Dynasty by James D. Tabor
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Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2006 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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James D. Tabor Bibliography (Partial List)

The Jesus Dynasty - 2007

The Jesus Discovery - Coming February 2012