RE: [XTalk] Passover and Temple rituals
- Walt Lechman wrote:
>I don't mean to but into this conversation, since I'm normally just aWalt -- Your last paragraph I think is dealing with Annie Jaubert's thesis (which was published in a variety of forms a number of times and places).
>lurker, but this seems like a good place to ask for scholarly sources
>concerning the reconcilliation of John's gospel with the synoptics
>concerning the celebration of the Passover. I'm trying to find good info
>discussing the claim that Jesus and his disciples celebrated a separate
>passover from the Jews in John 18 who were trying to avoid becoming ritually
>unclean during Jesus' trial.
>I've recently seen claims that Jesus and his disciples in John 13 were
>celebrating passover, and then there were other Jews (including those
>mentioned in John 18) who celebrated passover a day later due to a different
>adherence to a different calendar and/or passover tradition.
For the overall issue of dating, (and at risk of being a bit self-promoting), you might check out my argument abou the various dating in the article “The Historical Plausibility of John’s Passion Chronology: A Reconsideration.” in John, Jesus and History, Volume 2 (2009, SBL Press).