By David Jeremiah
While Pontius Pilate ordered the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, he idea he used to be placing an finish to the Jewish rebellion that were threatening the authority of the Roman Empire. What Pilate didn’t observe, despite the fact that, used to be that actual revolution used to be simply getting started.
Based at the epic NBC tv sequence, A.D. The Bible maintains: The Revolution that modified the area is a sweeping Biblical narrative that brings the political intrigue, non secular persecution, and emotional turmoil of the e-book of Acts to existence in beautiful, bright aspect. starting with the crucifixion, NYT best-selling writer and Bible instructor Dr. David Jeremiah chronicles the tumultuous struggles of Christ’s disciples following the Resurrection. From the brutal stoning of Stephen and Saul’s radical conversion, during the unyielding persecution of Peter and the relentless wrath of Pilate, Jeremiah paints a powerful portrait of the political and spiritual upheaval that resulted in the formation of the early Church.
Complete with worthwhile historical past information regarding the characters, tradition, and traditions incorporated within the tv sequence, A.D. The Bible keeps: The Revolution that modified the realm is not just a riveting, action-packed learn, it's also an illuminating exploration of 1 of the main major chapters in global history.
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This Kepha was able to heal a lame man (as was Simon Peter or Simon Cephas in the Book of Acts) and to convince the followers of Yeshu that he was one of them. Claiming to speak on behalf of Yeshu, he then introduced new festivals and rejected circumcision and the dietary laws. ’ Other versions of this account of a secret mole confuse Paul with another figure called Eliyahu, rather than with Simon Peter. For a short critical analysis of this polemical work, which portrayed Yeshu or Jesus as a sorcerer of illegitimate birth who led Israel astray, see Robert E.
The German History-of-Religions school (Religionsgeschichtliche Schule) retained Paul as the central figure, but sought to cut him off entirely from Judaism and the Law. 62 In addition to attributing Christianity’s distinctive sacraments of baptism and communion to the gory rituals of the cults of Attis and Dionysus, this approach also accounted for the Christocentricism of the apostle’s writings. 64 This academic world of syncretistic religions, Gnostic myths, and 62 63 64 characterised by spirituality and internal piety, and Petrine Christianity, concerned with ritualism and outward observance, seemed to foreshadow the later Reformation and the issues underlying the conflict between Protestantism and Roman Catholicism.
Nor need one limit such repressive self-censorship to the rabbinical elites. Jews had lived within Christendom from the fourth century until the nineteenth-century Emancipation under oppression, and one could easily interpret their silence as a general reflection of their awareness of the political danger of engaging with Jesus, Paul, or Christianity. 35 This hypothesis is supported by the fact that the few premodern examples to the contrary often emerged from Muslim lands or from countries in which the power of the Church was limited.
A.D. The Bible Continues: The Revolution That Changed the World by David Jeremiah