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Josephus and Christian Origins: Tale of Two Jesus's

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As far as I am aware the following observations were first made by Theodore Weedon (author of 'Mark: traditions in conflict') in informal email discussion.

Jesus in the Gospel of Mark

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Neil Godfrey
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An Alternative Trajectory for Mark, Matthew and Luke?

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An alternative trajectory for Mark, Matthew and Luke?

Was the Gospel of Mark, far from being the first basic Jesus narrative (Mack), albeit still the first of our canonical gospels, actually responsible for removing the resurrection appearance scene from an earlier version of the story? Were Matthew and Luke later attempts to harmonize the two narratives?

The first question arises from the following:

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The End of Second Jewish Temple

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Roman Palestine
Lecture: 
1011 Lecture 12

The Roman Siege of Jerusalem

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Theophyle
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July 12, 2010
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The First Roman – Jewish War

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Course: 
Roman Palestine
Lecture: 
1011 Lecture 11

The Romans entered Judean politics, ironically, by invitation of one Jewish faction that was in a power struggle with another. In 76 BCE Alexander Jannaeus, the last great king of the Hasmonean line, died. He was succeeded by his widow Salome Alexandra, who herself died in 67 BCE The royal couple’s two sons, Hyrcanus and Aristobulus, then fought each other for succession to the throne.

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Theophyle
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July 8, 2010
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The Christian Chronology – 1st Century Mail Stones

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Course: 
Early Christianity
Lecture: 
1012 TL1

14 – Augustus died on August 19 – On September 17, the Senate in Rome decreed that Augustus Caesar was one of the gods, and it named Tiberius emperor. (If Luke 3.1 dates “the reign of Tiberius Caesar” from this year, his fifteenth year was 28/29 CE.)

30/ 33?Jesus was crucified and resurrected.

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Jerusalem in the Persian Period – 3

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Theophyle
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November 26, 2009
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BCE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog - Babylon and the Second Temple Period
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Jerusalem in the Persian Period – 2

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We may now turn to the city wall of the Persian period restored by the returning exiles. As we have seen, the minimalists (including such eminent archaeologists and scholars as the late Michael Avi-Yonah, Yoram Tsafrir of Hebrew University, Hugh Williamson of Oxford University, Hanan Eshel of Bar-Ilan University and Ephraim Stern of Hebrew University) limit the wall of Persian period Jerusalem to the City of David.

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Theophyle
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November 16, 2009
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The Rise and Fall of the Hasmonean Kingdom

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Alexander the Great changed the face of Judea along with the rest of the then-known world. He reigned as emperor from 356 to 323. BCE In 336 BCE he became king of Macedonia and of the Greek city-states conquered by his father, Philip II. Within a decade he defeated the Persians and fell heir to their empire.

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http://theophyle.wordpress.com
Author: 
Theophyle
Original Date: 
March 1, 2009
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BCE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog - Babylon and the Second Temple Period
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The Rise and Fall of the Hasmonean Kingdom – 2

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The Heavy Hand of Antiochus IV and the Rise of the Maccabees

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Theophyle
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March 2, 2009
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The Rise and Fall of the Hasmonean Kingdom – 3

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Combining Political and Religious Power

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Theophyle
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March 3, 2009
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