Tag Archives: The Trial

Understanding the Josephus Evidence of a Trial

Antiquities of the Jews by Josephus contributes three things to our understanding of our conjectured trial. First, the Josephus passage demonstrates that one aspect of Philip the Tetrarch’s work in his territory was judicial. In this role he can be … Continue reading

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Evidence from Josephus of the Judge in the Trial, Philip the Tetrarch

The following selection is evidence of the Trial Judge whose jurisdiction included Bethsaida. Josephus’ Antiquities of the Jews is available online. Antiquities 18.4.6 About this time it was that Philip, Herod’s ‘ brother, departed this life, in the twentieth year … Continue reading

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Gospel Evidence of an Underreported Trial

There are two categories of evidence of an unnarrated and underreported trial in the gospel of Luke. The first category is familiar to many of us, references to legal trials in the context of persecution. The second category is reference … Continue reading

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