[ExI] The existence of Jesus (Was: Political Origins of Life)
kryonica at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 20:36:03 UTC 2012
Yes that is also what I have gathered from my readings on this topic.
On 6 Feb 2012, at 19:14, BillK wrote:
> But, considering his background as a Jewish rabbi, even a radical
> rabbi, it seems obvious to me that Jesus would have no time for all
> the Greek theology that Paul preached to his Greek audience. Jesus
> preached in Aramaic to a Jewish audience and was much more
> 'down-to-earth' than Pauline theology. The gospels were written in
> Greek, for a Greco / Roman audience after Jerusalem was destroyed by
> the Romans in 70 AD and the Jewish followers of Yeshua scattered.
> So, for what it's worth, my opinion is that there was a popular Jewish
> rabbi / rebel leader called Yeshua, but little of what he taught his
> Jewish followers can be found in the New Testament writings.
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