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by Trees of Life
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Identities Verification.
Replies: 18
Views: 24847

Re: Identities Verification.

Coexisting Gospel Editions Corollary. Expecting to be harried by opposing religious, governmental and commercial hierarchies, the Gospel was written circumspectly in relation to certain identities being known in certitude to the general public, to avoid christian initiates being charged with bringi...
by Trees of Life
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:33 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: James, Peter and John in Galatians
Replies: 8
Views: 3901

Re: James, Peter and John in Galatians

perseusomega9 wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:13 am
Trees of Life wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:01 am James was in the desert writing the Protevangelium at the time: 'Now I, James wrote this history in Jerusalem when tumult arose on the death of Herod' — circa A.D. 44.
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by Trees of Life
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:01 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: James, Peter and John in Galatians
Replies: 8
Views: 3901

Re: James, Peter and John in Galatians

Up to his death in April, A.D. 70¹ and continuing after, the Bishop of Jerusalem didn't have his full name certified in the gospel, and such is the opacity of the fellowship by not clearly identifying him, James, 'the brother of the Lord' is not known today as James son of Zebedee. If so, what is y...
by Trees of Life
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: James, Peter and John in Galatians
Replies: 8
Views: 3901

James, Peter and John in Galatians

In Galatians, Paul chronicles the occasions and relates the circumstances that he consulted with Peter the chief apostle, and James the bishop, and John the theologian. Paul names all three of Jesus' archbishops in a clandestine fashion. The passage is not worded in the well-known gospel structure o...
by Trees of Life
Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Birth of Jesus Christ in Herod's Reign
Replies: 1
Views: 2513

Birth of Jesus Christ in Herod's Reign

Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews, 14.487: ‹This destruction befell the city of Jerusalem when Marcus Agrippa and Caninius Gallus were consuls of Rome on the hundred eighty and fifth Olympiad, on the third month, on the solemnity of the fast as if a periodical revolution of calamities had returned s...
by Trees of Life
Tue Dec 15, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: War of Varus
Replies: 0
Views: 5203

War of Varus

War of Varus In light of the following tabulations, the year of the War of Varus was in 1 CE, its episode shadowing the death of Herod the Great in March of that year. Gospel accounts record that Jesus Christ was born at the time of a taxation at Bethlehem, while Herod son of Antipater¹ was alive, a...
by Trees of Life
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Josephus on Pandemics.
Replies: 6
Views: 7845

Re: Josephus on Pandemics.

Josephus with those of his generation, were apparently acquainted with the need to socially distance, in order to avoid an inundation of sickness from the pestilences that circulated among the population. The Roman siege of Jerusalem at the time of the 70 CE Passover feast, caught up such a large p...
by Trees of Life
Tue Aug 18, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Josephus on Pandemics.
Replies: 6
Views: 7845

Re: Josephus on Pandemics.

This has nothing to do with early Christian texts. It belongs on some other Board Josephus wrote early Christian texts. He wrote history too, somewhat relevant to the Christians of his generation. You could dispute that but you are outmatched by manuscriptal evidence. Instead you would have my comm...
by Trees of Life
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Josephus on Pandemics.
Replies: 6
Views: 7845

Josephus on Pandemics.

Josephus with those of his generation, were apparently acquainted with the need to socially distance, in order to avoid an inundation of sickness from the pestilences that circulated among the population. The Roman siege of Jerusalem at the time of the 70 CE Passover feast, caught up such a large po...
by Trees of Life
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Transmission.
Replies: 0
Views: 6151

Transmission.

Transition and Transmission. Here are the central Christian tenets shown with the predicates in Christian holy books as represented by the motifs transition and transmission. Transition. Christian scriptures predicate that we live amid a state of transition of the soul, from spiritual to material to...