RE: More Re: [XTalk] Violence
>Steve Black asks:Thanks for the response! Firstly the title of a book you quote here
>>>*If* there was episodes of Xn violence towards non-Xn Jews, they would
>probably not be included in the "official" record. I am wondering if the
>Talmud might reveal some traces or not. If it did, we would have cause to be
>suspicious of it, a suspicion that we ought not to hesitate to apply to our
>Dave Hindley wrote...
>Based on R. Travers Hereford's _Christianity in Talmud & Midrash_, and G. R.
>S. Mead's _Did Jesus Live 100 BC?_, I'd have to say "no." There is a tiny
>trace of it in one of the Toledoth Jeschu stories that says:
caught my attention - "Did Jesus Live 100 BC?" What's that all about?
[Not really on topic - but...]
>[snip]Just to make sure I understand you- they were militants (allegedly)
>In other words, the Toledoth Jeschu seems to blame the Christians for the
>fiscal consequences of the war of 66-73, and thus indirectly the war itself.
>Now the accusations of "strife" make more sense. This is essentially saying
>that Christians were apostate Jewish militants and/or revolutionaries, and
>caused trouble for those who were not [i.e., the true "Israelites"]. Paul,
>in this cycle of tradition, started the process of converting (some)
>militant heterodox Jews into non-Jews, and thus after Elijahu/Paul "had
>introduced these [not-good "Christian" anti-torah] laws and commandments,
>the erring ones separated themselves from Israel, and the strife ceased."
>Presumably they also stopped being militants as well.
before or after they became Xn's?
Vancouver School of Theology
Once in a while you can get shown the light
in the strangest of places if you look at it right...
-Robert Hunter From SCARLET BEGONIAS
- I know this is off topic, however, during the past few days I noticed the
discussion going on about the use of copyrighhted material. Anyway, my
question is this, how do I properly cite a web page I used information from
in an academic paper. I am a student and an interested historical Jesus
individual. I realize this is off topic so please send reply to me off the
Thomas G. Barnes