Tag Archives: Yohanan b. Zakkai

A List of Posts on the Trial of the Gay Jew Jesus

This is a list of what I have published on the trial of the Gay Jew Jesus. Quest for the Historical Jesus, or Discovery of an Unknown Trial? What are “Zakkai’s Formularies”? ySanhedrin 7:5 Massekhet Semahot 8:7 Mishnah Sanhedrin 1:2 … Continue reading

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ySanhedrin 7.5

The following passage is from the Talmud, and is attributed to Yohanan b. Zakkai (ca. 1-80 C.E., Galilee, Jerusalem, Yavneh). ___________________________ And so too, if a woman approaches any beast and lies with it, you shall kill the woman and … Continue reading

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What Are “Zakkai’s Formularies”?

Zakkai’s Formularies are three legal documents that were used by Yohanan b. Zakkai to prosecute certain members of gay and lesbian couples in first-century Galilee. One particular trial was in the court of Philip the Tetrarch. Zakkai’s Formularies consist of … Continue reading

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Quest for the Historical Jesus, OR Discovery of th toe Unknown Trial

Someone wrote that I was on the classic Quest for the Historical Jesus, and that my theory was based solely on the hazy meaning of Luke 17:34-35. He was not yet aware of some key facts about the Bethsaida Trial … Continue reading

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Massekhet Semahot 8.7

The dorshe hamurot used to say, You shall surely destroy all the places where the nations whom thou shall dispossess served their gods, upon the high mountains and upon the hills, and under every green tree; you shall tear down … Continue reading

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Mishnah Sanhedrin 1:2

Mishnah Sanhedrin 1:2 Antigonus the Prince asked Rabban Yoḥanan ben Zakkai, “The ox will be stoned and the master also die (Ex. 21:29). Why?”He said to him, “The accomplice of a thief is like a thief.”When he went out, the … Continue reading

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Gay Jew Jesus: Luke 17:34-35 was not Spoken BY Jesus, but is ABOUT Jesus

The realization that Jesus was a gay Jew came to me at the end of a decade of research. A year ago I was forced to answer the question, “What do you really believe happened?” I’ve known for years that … Continue reading

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Understanding the Talmudic Evidence for the Trial

The three Talmud passages are found in a book that, from cover to cover, is about law and legal matters. Just because the Talmud is an intimidating collection (as legal texts tend to be) doesn’t mean that a specific theme … Continue reading

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Yohanan b. Zakkai and the Galilee Persecution

Yohanan b. Zakkai is almost certainly the law enforcement officer involved in the Galilee Episode. The conclusive evidence are the four passages from Talmud. According to Jacob Neusner two of the three passages he collected are reliably attributed to YbZ … Continue reading

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Anti-Gay Persecution in the Bible

There is evidence of homophobic persecution recorded in a gospel, two deaths occurred, but the evidence is complex. It’s like discovering a grave site in some woods in Poland and having to figure out what happened to the victims, when … Continue reading

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