Re: RE: Horsley's Galilee
- On Thu, 1 Oct 1998 15:58:45 -0700 (MST), Phil@... writes:
>Since most Jews at the time, if you dip into Michael Grant briefly,
>Isn't it a little strange that in spite of the prominence of Sephoris and
>Tiberius in the 1st century Galilee, neither is mentioned at all in the
>Synoptics. Nor is Scythopolis in Samaria? Tiberius is mentioned only in
>GJohn as an author's identification of the Sea of Galilee (6.1), the port
>from which boats had come (6.23, and in 21.1.
>What make ye of it?
were so highly Hellenized Galileans did not follow them. Jesus
had the stamp of a Galilean Jew, that's what I think. Ten years
ago I would have been aghast at such an idea. Today, it falls right
into place. In my 69th year, I'm not made of stone though sometimes
when I try to stand and am stiff in all the wrong places I doubt that.
>"Liberal" is not a dirty word;
>it is a state of grace.