An Oxford student's investigation into his professor's death unveils Milton's hidden meaning of Paradise Lost amidst a trail of conspiracy and murder. Many are calling The Mystery of the Milton Manuscript the Jewish Da Vinci Code . Is it possible that John Milton's epic poem, Paradise Los t, the most celebrated poem of English and Christian Literature, is based on Jewish principles? Brimming with intrigue, mystery, and suspense, this new book is a tale of literature, forgery, and religious conspiracy that thrillingly exposes the enigma behind Paradise Lost , whose purpose was to justify the ways of God and explain the moral paradox of evil. This thrilling mystery brings to light Milton's understanding of Pauline Theology and Mosaic Law and incorporates new evidence to explain how Milton could have learned complex Talmudic Tracts and Hebraic interpretations when there were Jews in England to have mentored him. In this historically accurate book, Libin uncovers the true meaning of Milton's epic poem through Jewish eyes and determines how Milton justifies the ways of God to man.
Barry Libin is a periodontist and a medical researcher. He is also an author, a composer, a playwright, and a lyricist who has written the play Triangle, which tells the story of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire; completed the libretto, score, and lyrics for the forthcoming musical The Fiftieth Floor!; and contributed lyrics to Bring Them Peace A Song for Haiti, which raised money for relief efforts after the 2010 Haitian earthquake. He lives in Westhampton Beach, New York.