Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Book of Enoch and Other Odd Bibles on DVDrom

The Book of Enoch and Many other Odd Bibles on DVDrom - Books mostly Scanned from the Originals into PDF format and placed on this disk. 




Books Scanned from the Originals into PDF format


Books are in the public domain. I will take checks or money orders as well.


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Contents of DVDROM:

THE RESTORED NEW TESTAMENT - THE HELLENIC FRAGMENTS, FREED FROM THE PSEUDO-JEWISH INTERPOLATIONS, HARMONIZED, AND DONE INTO ENGLISH VERSE AND PROSE WITH INTRODUCTORY ANALYSES, AND COMMENTARIES,  GIVING AN INTERPRETATION ACCORDING TO ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY AND A NEW LITERAL TRANSLATION OF THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELS, WITH INTRODUCTION AND COMMENTARIES BY JAMES MORGAN PRYSE


The Holy Scriptures translated and corrected by the Spirit of Revelation by Joseph Smith, the Seer 1867
Revealed Translation of John's Revelation, Given by Jesus Christ to Archie J Inger 1908(Opening: "I, the Lord Jesus, am the writer of this book by revelation, through this medium, Archie Inger..."

The Apocalypse Unsealed, being an Esoteric Interpretation of the Revelation of St John by James Pryse 1910 

1904 - The New Testament Revised and Translated, by A. S. Worrell (American Baptist Publication Society. 1904)

“...the writer, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit (as he believes), undertook the immensely responsible task of furnishing to the public, a correct and literal translation of
these Scriptures, put up in good style, with brief notes designed to help the ordinary Christian, who has no knowledge of the original Greek.”

An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic by Morris Jastrow, Albert Tobias Clay 1920 (contains what many believe to be the original flood account)

The Gospel in Brief by Leo Tolstoy 1896 (the author of such classic as War and Peace and Anna Karenina, "Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy offered the world his interpretation of Jesus' teachings in the most brazen way possible: by rewriting the four Gospels.  Tolstoy justified his work by arguing that the biblical Gospels themselves could not be taken as entirely reliable historical documents, and that therefore getting a correct understanding of Jesus meant sifting and winnowing." - Eric Mader

The Woman's Bible
The Woman's Bible, written by famous 19th Century feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton and a "Revising Committee", is one of the first attempts by women to evaluate the Judeo-Christian legacy and its impact on women through history. Stanton concluded that 'the Bible in its teachings degrades Women from Genesis to Revelation'. However she and the other contributors found much to admire in the Bible, particularly some of the Old Testament women. While many of her views are still controversial, time and advances in womens' rights have lessened some of the shock value of this book. Stanton doesn't go as far as some modern feminist theologians and proclaim 'God is a woman', but there are several contributions which discuss the gender of the 'Elohim' and the female aspects of the Kabbalah.
The book is very readable and entertaining, despite occasional references to now-moot 19th Century political issues (such as temperance and bimetallism.

The Book of Enoch by RH Charles 1893
The apocryphal Book of Enoch, suppressed by the Church and then lost for many centuries, is believed to have been written in the first century or earlier. This edition-translated by British biblical scholar R. H. CHARLES (1855-1931) tells the story of the fallen angels, who appeal to Enoch the Prophet, great-grandson of Noah, to speak with God on their behalf after He banishes them from heaven.
Makes mention of Metatron, which many Christians believe to be Jesus. The Book of Jude quoted from this work.

The letter of Aristeas. Translated with an appendix of ancient evidence on the origin of the Septuagint, by H. St.J. Thackeray (1917)
The work relates how the king of Egypt, presumably Ptolemy II Philadephus, is urged by his librarian Demetrios of Phalaron to translate the Hebrew Bible into Greek: the Pentateuch. The king responds favorably, including giving freedom to Jews who had been taken into captivity by his predecessors and sending lavish gifts (which are described in great detail) to the Temple in Jerusalem along with his envoys. The high priest chooses exactly six men from each of the twelve tribes, giving 72 in all; he gives a long sermon in praise of the Law. When the translators arrive in Alexandria the king weeps for joy and for the next seven days puts philosophical questions to the translators, the wise answers to which are related in full. The 72 translators then complete their task in exactly 72 days. The Jews of Alexandria, on hearing the Law read in Greek, request copies and lay a curse on anyone who would change the translation. The king then rewards the translators lavishly and they return home.
A main goal of the second-century author seems to be to establish the superiority of the Greek Septuagint text over any other version of the Hebrew Bible. The author is noticeably pro-Greek, portraying Zeus as simply another name for Hashem, and while criticism is lodged against idolatry and Greek sexual ethics, the argument is phrased in such a way as to attempt to persuade the reader to change, rather than as a hostile attack.

Sir Lancelot Brenton's Septuagint

Biblia cabalistica; or, The cabalistic Bible
, showing how the various numerical cabalas have been curiously applied to the Holy Scriptures, with numerous textual examples ranging from Genesis to the Apocalypse, and collected from books of the greatest rarity, for the most part not in the British Museum or any public library in Great Britain. With introduction, appendix of curios and bibliography (1903) by Walter Begley

The Doctrine and Literature of the Kabalah by Arthur Edward Waite 1902

Witness to the Stars by Bullinger 
(Using Astrology to understand the Bible may seem odd to some, but it is asserted that the signs of the Zodiac were originally designed by God to communicate the "gospel;" that this "Gospel in the Stars" was known to those living before the Flood; that it was later corrupted into astrology; and that the alleged recovery of the "gospel interpretation" of the Zodiac is a great "witness" to God and His Word.”)

The New Testament in Greek by Westcott and Hort

THE HYMN OF JESUS - Echoes from the Gnosis Translated with comments by G. R. S. MEAD = The Theosophical Publishing Society, London and Benares [1907]

Assumption of Moses by RH Charles

The Assumption of Moses (otherwise called the Testament of Moses) is a Jewish apocryphal pseudepigraphical work of uncertain date and authorship that provides a more consistent account of the Mount of Transfiguration experience, in which both Moses and Elijah appear to Peter, James and John, and Jesus is transfigured before them, in that none of these individuals are required to be either spirits or resurrected persons. It also provides a consistent view of Jude (1:9) in that the author of that work viewed the dispute between Michael the archangel and Satan as an actual attempt by the Devil to kill Moses.

The Gospel According to Saint Luke in the Seneca Language

The King James Version Bible - 
hey, a book that mentions "Unicorns" nine times....?

The life and morals of Jesus of Nazareth : extracted textually from the Gospels in Greek, Latin, French, and English (1904) by Thomas Jefferson, otherwise known as the Jefferson Bible

Thomas Jefferson's effort to extract the doctrine of Jesus by removing sections of the New Testament containing supernatural aspects as well as perceived misinterpretations he believed had been added by the Four Evangelists.

Emphatic Diaglott New Testament by Benjamin Wilson, a Christadelphian 1870

Newcome's New Testament - Corrected by Unitarians 1808

The Chaldean account of Genesis containing a description of Creation, The Deluge, the Tower of Babel, the Destruction of Sodom, the Times of the Patriarchs, and Nimrod; Babylonian Fables and Legends of the Gods from the Cunieiform Inscriptions By George Smith 1880

Notes on the amended English Bible, with special reference to certain texts in the revised version of the Old and New Testaments bearing upon the principles of Unitarian Christianity (1887)
by Henry Ierson


Rhemes and Doway; an attempt to show what has been done by Roman Catholics for the diffusion of the Holy Scriptures in English (1855) by Henry Cotton

The Relation Between the Holy Scriptures and Some Parts of Geological Science by John Pye Smith 1850


Sumerian Epic of Paradise, the Flood and the Fall of Man by Stephen Langdon 1919

The Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses: Or, Moses' Magical Spirit-art by Johann Scheible, Moses, Joseph Ennemoser 1880 (poor quality)

Light from the East, Or, The Witness of the Monuments by Charles James Ball 1899


Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament, Volume 1, by RH Charles, 1913

Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament, Volume 2, by RH Charles, 1913

Pseudepigrapha - an account of certain Apocryphal sacred writings of the Jews and early Christians by WJ Deane 1891

The Apocrypha Greek and English, in Parallel Columns 1871

The Books of the Apocrypha. Their origin, teaching and contents by Oesterley WOE 1915

The Bible that was Lost and is Found by John Bigelow 1912

The Lost and Hostile Gospels - an essay on the Toledoth Jeschu, and the Petrine and Pauline gospels of the First 3 centuries of which fragments remain by S Baring-Gould 1874

Creation Myths of Primitive America in Relation to the Religious History by Jeremiah Curtin Indian 1898

The Book of Mormon

In translating the Book of Mormon from the Golden Plates, Smith said he used "Interpreters", a pair of crystals joined in the form of a large pair of spectacles, which he later referred to as the "Urim and Thummim." In 1823 Smith said that an angel told him of the existence of Golden Plates, along with which would be found "two stones in silver bows" fastened to a breastplate, which the angel called the Urim and Thummim and which he said God had prepared for translating the plates.



The System of Nature 1889 (the Atheists Bible)

The System of Nature (Système de la Nature) is a philosophical book by Baron d'Holbach (Paul Henri Thiry, 1723-1789). It was originally published under the name of Jean-Baptiste de Mirabaud, a deceased member of the French Academy of Science. D'Holbach wrote this book (with the assistance of Diderot) anonymously in 1770, describing the universe in terms of philosophical materialism (i.e., the mind is the same thing as the brain, there is no "soul" without a living body, etc.), strict determinism (free will is an illusion, and whatever happens, must), and especially atheism.
The book was considered extremely radical in its day; even Voltaire rebuked him for it. Though not a scientist himself, d'Holbach was scientifically literate and he developed his philosophy consistent with the known facts of nature and the scientific knowledge of the day.
The book has been nicknamed "The Atheist's Bible". It makes a critical distinction between mythology as a more or less benign way of bringing law ordered thought on society, nature and their powers to the masses and theology. Theology which when it separates from mythology raises the power of nature above nature itself and thus alienates the two (i.e. "nature", all that actually exists, from its power, now personified in a being outside nature) is by contrast a pernicious force in human affairs without parallel.

Malleus Maleficarum (English translation - searchable PDF) 
The Malleus Maleficarum(Latin for "The Hammer of Witches", or "Hexenhammer" in German) is a famous treatise on witches, written in 1486 by Heinrich Kramer and Jacob Sprenger, two Inquisitors of the Catholic Church, and was first published in Germany in 1487. The main purpose of the Malleus was to systematically refute arguments claiming that witchcraft does not exist, refute those who expressed skepticism about its reality, to prove that witches were more often women than men, and to educate magistrates on the procedures that could find them out and convict them.
The book was an instantaneous success, read by clergyman, doctors, lawyers, and any others who could read. The Hammer of the Witches was so popular, in fact, that it out sold nearly every other novel for almost two hundred and fifty years, second only to the Bible.

The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - 1917

The Esoteric Basis of Christianity: Or, Theosophy and Christian Doctrine
by William Kingsland 


Bhagavad Gita: The Songs of the Master by Charles Johnston 1908

The (Egyptian )Book of the Dead: An English Translation of the Chapters, Hymns, Etc by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1898


The Kabbala: Or, The True Science of Light: Especially in its relations to Life and Health and its Applicability as a Remedy in disease
by Seth Pancoast - 1883 - 312 pages

Kabbala Denudata, the Kabbalah Unveiled, Containing some Books of the Zohar by Samuel 

Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Christian Knorr von Rosenroth - 1912 - 359 pages

Four Notes on the Book of Enoch by FC Burkitt, article in the Journal of Theological Studies 190
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The Book of Enoch translated from August Dillman's text 1893

The Book of Enoch translated from the Ethiopic with Notes by George H Schodde 1882

The Book of the Secrets of Enoch by William Morfill 1896

The Book of Enoch the Prophet by Richard Laurence 1883

Enoch Restitutus, an Attempt to Separate from the Books of Enoch the book quoted by St. Jude, also a comparison of the chronology of Enoch with the Hebrew Computation, and with the periods mentioned in the book of Daniel and in the Apocalypse, Includes "The book of Enoch, to which are added parallel passages from the Scriptures" by Edward Murray 1836

The Book of Enoch, the Prophet: An Apocryphal Production, Supposed for Ages to Have Been Lost by Richard Laurence 1838

The Book of Enoch, a chapter in the book _The Christology of Jesus_ by James Stalker 1899

The Serpent in Genesis, article in The Unitarian Review and Religious Magazine "This book of Enoch was written by a genius. Dean Stanley calls it the Divina Comedia of its period. It seems to have created a sensation when first written, and is quoted by the early Fathers. It then disappeared for centuries, and was supposed to be irrecoverably lost."

Vindication of a Series of Chapters by a Laymen Entitled Ecclesiastical Forgeries, article in the The Christian reformer 1842

The Dolorous Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ by Anne Catherine Emmerich 1833
(Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich was a Roman Catholic Augustinian nun, stigmatic, mystic, visionary and ecstatic and this is her account of Christ's last hours)

The Secret Doctrine by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Volume 1, 1888

The Secret Doctrine by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Volume 2, 1888

The Secret Doctrine by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Volume 3, 1888 
(The Latin Church is not always logical, nor prudent. She declares the Book of Enoch an apocryphon, and has gone so far as to claim, through Cardinal Cajetan and other luminaries of the Church, the rejection from the Canon of even the Book of Jude, who, otherwise, as an inspired apostle, would quote from and thus sanctify the Book of Enoch, which is alleged to be an apocryphal work. Fortunately, some of the dogmatics perceived the peril in time. Had they accepted Cajetan's resolution, they would have been forced to reject likewise the Fourth Gospel; as St. John borrows literally from Enoch, and places a whole sentence from him, in the mouth of Jesus!)

Legends of the Patriarchs and Prophets and other Old Testament characters from various sources by S Baring Gould 1881

The Christology of Jesus by James Stalker 1899 (delves extensively into Enoch)

The Messages of the Apocalyptical writers - the books of Daniel and Revelation and some uncanonical apocalypses, with historical introductions and a free rendering in paraphrase by Frank Porter 1905
"The Book of Enoch is the most important pre-Christian importance Jewish apocalypse, and as it arose between Daniel and of Enoch
Revelation and casts much light on the development of  this sort of literature it is not out of place to attempt a somewhat full account of its contents."

Primeval Man Unveiled: Or, The Anthropology of the Bible by James Gall 1871 (this is a poor quality scan, but I am including it beasue in the appendix it has "Supposed Antedeluvian Scriptures" such as "The Books of Noah" "The Book of the Prophet Adam" "The Book of the Prophet Seth" and "The Book of the Prophet Shem")

Future Punishment as Exhibited in the Book of Enoch by Moses Stuart, chapter in The Future Life, a defence of the orthodox view, by the most eminent American Scholars 1878

Popular Books Among the Jews in the Time of Christ, article in The Expository times 1892

Books which influenced Our Lord and His apostles; being a critical review of apocalyptic Jewish literature by JEH Thomson 1891

Outline of the Neo-Hebraic Apocalyptic Literature by Moses Buttenwieser 1901

Coptic Apocryphal Gospels by F Robinson 1896

Apocryphal Gospels, Acts, and Revelations 1870

Logos Ebraikos and the Book of Enoch, article in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 1901

The Apocryphal New Testament being all the Gospels, Epistles, and other pieces now extant, attributed in the first four centuries to Jesus Christ, His apostles, and their companions, and not included in the New Testament by its compilers 1820 by William Hone

The Apocryphal Gospels and other Documents relating to the History of Christ by BH Cowper 1867

The Doctrine of the Last Things by W.O.E. Oesterley 1908

The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ by Nicolas Notovitch 1894
(Claims Jesus went to India - was exposed by Edgar Goodspeed as a hoax)

The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ by Levi Dowling 1911
Not one for accuracy, the book depicts Jesus as visiting the cities of Lahore, Pakistan, and Persepolis in Persia. Lahore did not exist during the period in question, and Persepolis had already been destroyed by Alexander the Great.

The Crucifixion, by an Eye-witness 1911

A Holy, Sacred and Divine Roll and Book from the Lord God of Heaven Volume 1 1843

A Holy, Sacred and Divine Roll and Book from the Lord God of Heaven Volume 2 1843 (otherwise known as the Shaker Bible)

OAHSPE - A NEW BIBLE IN THE WORDS OF JEHOVIH AND HIS ANGEL EMBASSADORS 1882

"Some two years ago, Oahspe was mechanically written through my hands by some other intelligence than my own."

The Gospel According to the Hebrews 1879

The Lost Chapter of the Acts of the Apostles from the Sonnini Manuscript

The Occult Life of Jesus of Nazareth

This work is attributed not to written sources, but to "spirits who were contemporary mortals with Jesus while on the earth."

The Sorry Tale - a story of the Time of Christ 1917
Its notoriety came from author Pearl Curran's story of receiving dictation of poetry and historical tales from the spirit of a "Puritan spinster" called Patience Worth.

The New Gospel of Peace, according to St. Benjamin 1877

The Letter from Heaven - supposedly written by Jesus 53 years after his death.

"Whosoever shall have a copy of this letter and keep it in their house, nothing shall hurt them, and if any  woman be in child-birth and put her trust in me, she shall be delivered of her child.  You shall hear no more of me but by the Holy Spirit until the Day of Judgment."

Scriptural Imitations and Theological Forgeries in
The Oriental herald and journal of general literature, Volume 13 1827

Some articles on The Unknown Life of Christ in Magazines of the time.

Gleanings for the curious from the harvest-fields of literature (1890)
Contains THE DEATH WARRANT OF JESUS CHRIST

The Gospel of Barnabas 1907

This work should not be confused with the surviving Epistle of Barnabas. Neither should it be confused with the surviving Acts of Barnabas.

Three Days in the Temple by Jakob Lorber
Paul's Letter to the Laodiceans by Jakob Lorber

Jakob Lorber (1800-1864) was a Styrian Christian mystic who referred to himself as the "God's scribe". He wrote that he began hearing an 'inner voice' from the region of his heart and thereafter transcribed what it said. 

The Reports, Letters and Acts of Pontius Pilate 1880

Meditations on the Supper of Our Lord 1875

Contemplations of the Dread and Love of God by Richard Rolle (Middle Ages)

The Fifth Gospel or, The Gospel According to Paul by Charles Roads 1897

The Gospel of the Childhood of Our Lord Jesus Christ 1904

Ante-Nicene Christian Library Volume 20 1881

This has a section called DUBIOUS OR SPURIOUS WRITINGS:
A Sectional Confession of Faith
A Fragment of the same Declaration of Faith, accompanied by
Glosses
Fragment from the Discourse on the Trinity
Twelve Topics on the Faith
Topical Discourse on the subject of the Soul
The Four Homilies Of Gregory Tiiaumaturgus
On the Annunciation to the Holy Virgin Mary
A Fragment on the Gospel according to Matthew
A Discourse on all the Saints 


A Memoir of the controversy of the 3 Heavenly Witnesses by Ezra Abbot 1875 (about the Comma Johaneum, 1 John 5:7,8, the most famous spurious passage in the Bible)

The Holy Gospels Translated from the Original Greek, the Spurious Passages Expunged, the Doubtful Bracketed by GW Brameld 1863

Jesuit Juggling, Forty Popish Frauds Detected and Disclosed by Richard Baxter 1835


Frauds and Follies of the Fathers by Joseph Wheeler 1882
"To make testimonies out of forgeries and spurious books to prove the very foundation of the Christian revelation, was a method much practised by some of the Fathers, especially Justin Martyr, Clemens Alexandrinus, and Lactantius."

The Life of Jesus Christ, including His Apocryphal History, from the Spurious Gospels 1818

Universalism Unmasked: Or the Spurious Gospel Exposed by James Davis 1837

Frauds of Papal Ecclesiastics by Gilbert Burnet 1835

A Book of Tracts Containing the Origin and Progress, Cruelties, Frauds, Superstitions, Miracles of the Church of Rome 1856

The Book of Jasher 1829


On this disk you also have these books by Moses Gaster, a scholar who found and collected strange ancient manuscripts:

Jewish folk-lore in the middle ages 1887

The Sibyl and the Dream of 100 Suns: an Old Apocryphon

An Unknown Hebrew Version of the History of Judith

The Chronicles of Jerahmeel 1899




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1 comment:

  1. “If a faithful account was rendered of man's ideas upon the Divinity, he would be obliged to acknowledge, that for the most part the word Gods has been used to express the concealed, remote, unknown causes of the effects he witnessed; that he applies this term when the spring of natural, the source of known causes ceases to be visible: as soon as he loses the thread of these causes, or as soon as his mind can no longer follow the chain, he solves the difficulty, terminates his research, by ascribing it to his gods; thus giving a vague definition to an unknown cause, at which either his idleness, or his limited knowledge, obliges him to stop. When, therefore, he ascribes to his gods the production of some phenomenon, the novelty or the extent of which strikes him with wonder, but of which his ignorance precludes him from unravelling the true cause, or which he believes the natural powers with which he is acquainted are inadequate to bring forth; does he, in fact, do any thing more than substitute for the darkness of his own mind, a sound to which he has been accustomed to listen with reverential awe?”
    ― Paul Henry Thiry d'Holbach, System of Nature

    “All children are atheists, they have no idea of God.”
    ― Paul Henry Thiry d'Holbach, System of Nature

    “If the ignorance of nature gave birth to such a variety of gods, the knowledge of this nature is calculated to destroy them.”
    ― Paul Henry Thiry d'Holbach, System of Nature

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