"Jews" vs. "Judaeans"
"... the frequent use of "The Jews" in the NT texts should be
correctly translated as "The Judeans," meaning the Temple cultus.
In this light it is not necessary to make Jesus a Samaritan but just
the Galilean he was."
I will be persuaded of this point, but I would like to know where
we can substantiate this rather *specific* meaning of the phrase
"the Jews". I've seen lots of papers where the researcher
makes the opposite argument... that the phrase refers to people
who dwell in Judea, but aren't necessarily part of the Temple
So how do we make our understanding of the phrase "the