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22 08, 2017

Historical Jesus – Early Christianity

By |2019-10-15T05:41:55-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Romans|2 Comments

Historical Jesus: One of the earliest drawings of Jesus - here he is healing a man who was paralyzed. Now he gets up and carries his own bed. (Dura Europos, Syria, ca. 232 AD) Historical sources Nobody knows whether anybody wrote anything about Jesus during his lifetime. If they did, we don't have it anymore. [...]

22 08, 2017

John the Baptist – Early Christianity

By |2019-10-17T21:56:12-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

John the Baptist baptizes Jesus (sarcophagus from Santa Maria Antiqua, Rome, 200s AD) Who was John the Baptist? John the Baptist was, according to the Bible, the cousin of Jesus Christ. He was the son of Mary's sister, Elizabeth. He was a little older than Jesus. Like his cousin Jesus, John was Jewish, and lived [...]