Re: [XTalk] Last Days of Jesus
- At 06:47 AM 4/9/2007, sdavies0 wrote:
>I was rather disappointed with this show because I hoped to find out
>more of what the last days pre-trials were supposed to be all about
>but there was very little...
Aren't you expecting a bit much from a TV special? I usually count it as
positive if they don't pander to the fundamentalists, and actually make a
decent effort to summarize contemporary mainline scholarship on the theme
of the show, while showing realistic footage that places the subject under
discussion in a reasonable visual context. I do not expect them to solve
conundrums that have eluded scholarship for generations.
>and I always hope to see more of Old City Jerusalem than I get to see.That's agreed.
>So maybe yall can help re: last days pre-trial.Well, matter of fact, I *do* mind. But its your question, so I guess you
>Do we have anything like a best-dates for the events listed in Mark?
>(I'd like to stick with the synoptic pattern and leave John out of
>it if you don't mind).
have the right to stipulate.
>What exactly would a passover meal have consisted of back then? DoI have no special insight on that.
>we have any good Mishnah evidence (and is that itself dependable?)
>Do we know, as the TV said, that Siloam was a public mikvah for"Educated guess"?
>pilgrims? Or is somebody just making that up.
Happy Easter, Steve. :-)
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