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Questions from "Excavating Jesus"
This paper answers questions on topics from "Excavating Jesus" by Crossnan and Reed.
# 127898 | 750 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Religion and Theology (Christianity)

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This paper answers 7 questions on topics from "Excavating Jesus", revolving around nonviolent resistance, the James ossuary, ritual purity, apocalyptic groups, Qumran, Sepphoris, and the Romans.

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"If I were a first-century CE member of an apocalyptic group in Palestine, I would be expecting a cataclysmic transformation of Israel and the rest of the world that would be occurring any moment any day. As Crossnan and Reed put it, this would be an imminent act of transcendental power that would make the whole world but especially the land of Israel into a space of unhindered fertility and unlabored prosperity, into a Eutopia of perfect justice, idyllic peace and absolute holiness. All apocalyptic..."

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