Was Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday a form of street theatre? Some biblical scholars think so. After his phenomenally successful campaign in Galilee, Jesus made the fateful but calculated decision to travel to Jerusalem to confront the religious and political elites in that ancient temple city. 679 more words
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From a letter to his son Michael on 1 November 1963, Tolkien says:
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If He is a fraud and the Gospels fraudulent – that is: garbled accounts of a demented megalomaniac (which is the only alternative), then of course the spectacle exhibited by the Church (in the sense of clergy) in history and today is simply evidence of a gigantic fraud.
This BAR once again posted J. Klawan’s “Was Jesus’ Last Supper a Seder?” This was the response posted some time back. Enojoy!
Passover will be celebrated at sundown, and in l… 1,684 more words
Michael J. Reyes
What would you consider to be the most important doctrine of the Christian faith? No matter one’s answer, there is only one thing that must be for certain, the… 20,541 more words
Who is Jesus? You do not need to go too far in a bookstore to see that there are many people asking this very question, or perhaps we should say there are many willing to offer their opinions. 1,514 more words