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Re: Why was Jesus killed (Jack)

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  • Jack Kilmon
    ... hehe I do so like Hutchessonian rhetorical style. Jack -- ______________________________________________ taybutheh d maran yeshua masheecha am kulkon Jack
    Message 1 of 10 , Mar 29, 1999
      Ian Hutchesson wrote:
      >
      > At 11.51 29/03/99 -0600, Jack Kilmon wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >Ian Hutchesson wrote:
      > >
      > >>
      > >> My best guess, given a few years back, to explain why neither the gospels
      > >> nor Josephus knows anything other than the idea that they didn't believe in
      > >> the resurrection and that their activity as a group is related only to the
      > >> time of John Hyrcanus, is that as the rump of the priestly class they
      > >> supported Aristobulus II and were decimated in the temple in 63 BCE. Some
      > >> may have survived, but they were no longer a power. Herod deliberately
      > >> chose people of low circumstances as high priests so as to maintain
      > >> control, ie not likely to have been any of the remaining Sadducees, if
      > >> there were any.
      > >>
      > >> What we are left with is the struggle between the Pharisees and Sadducees
      > >> that we know manifested itself in the time of John Hyrcanus. It is the
      > >> rancour that that caused that stayed with the Pharisees, who were the
      > >> survivors of the fall of the temple.
      > >
      > >If we consider Onias II the last legitimate Zadokite HP in Jerusalem
      > >(I think his son was connsidered *the* legitimate HP in Leontopolis)
      > >then these less than exemplary 28 HP's of the Herodian period may
      > >have constituted the Sadducean party despite their tenuous pedigrees.
      >
      > Jack, your bullsh*tting me, right? You also look at the flyspecks and not
      > the ceiling.

      hehe I do so like Hutchessonian rhetorical style.

      Jack
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      Jack Kilmon
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