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    series of letters from the apostle Luke converting a roman nobleman named Antipas. Calpurnius is a very smart man who is also a nobleman and also a very good friend to Antipas. Luke who we do not see until collection three, this is the Luke we know that wrote the book of Luke and acts who was one of the twelve apostles. Everything that we have already learned about Luke him being a doctor and everything else is what we know about Luke. Antipas is a roman noble lives in Pergamum and full of wealth and fame. At first Antipas appeared to be like the typical roman nobleman, but he is very dynamic. He goes from a typical nobleman to dying at the end for a close friend. Antipas will be mentioned in one…

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    Gerd Theissen, a German Protestant theologian and New Testament Scholar is also a Professor of New Testament at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He is the author in the narrative theology, The Shadow of the Galilean: the Quest for the Historical Jesus in Narrative Form. This book follows a fictional account from the character Andreas, who is on a quest to find Jesus and who He is. Although Andreas is fictional he is accurately historic and the narrative takes second so that the historical…

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    Madison Ashenfelter Ashenfelter 1 Professor Cate New Testament CST130 12 October 2015 Book Review – “Shadow of the Galilean” The Shadow of the Galilean written by Gerd Theissen is a fictional book with a historical take. Gerd Theissen is a German Protestant theologian and New Testament professor at the University of Heidelberg. Theissen uses a creative form of writing to intrigue readers but uses historical facts and stories to help make the most vivid and understood form of what really…

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    In the novel A Separate Peace, by John Knowles, Gene and Finny have boarding school experiences during World War II. Finny helps Gene mature throughout the story. Finny is an archetypal Jesus because of he preaches his ideas to his peers, his death is similar to Jesus’s, and his charismatic personality. One reason Finny is an archetypal Jesus is because Finny preaches his ideas to his peers. For example, Finny invents a game called blitzball after being disappointed by other sports.…

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    Jesus's Journey

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    commanded. I did not believe what I was seeing. Pilate order the roman soldiers to take Jesus away, where he would be punished. Once gain the disciples followed Jesus. There a was a whole group of us who went to watch Jesus suffer the consequences. Jesus was cuffed to a rock, while the roman soldiers laughed. Jesus was prepared, the commander order him to be whipped with sticks, it was a nasty sight. Jesus went through several different types of torture. At the end of this punishment, Jesus was…

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    did not know who he was. When they approached him he tried to run away from them, Baruch didn 't take his food or drinks, but they convinced him to come with them because he was banded from the Essenes and did not want to leave him in the wilderness. Baruch was one of them now and they all left the wilderness to go to Jericho. Andreas reports some of his findings back to Metilius, He told Metilius that they represent no danger to the state(43). The Essenes interpreted their marriages laws very…

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    Acts 22-14 Summary

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    (Acts 12:1) Emperor Claudius had made him king over all the land east and north of Lake Galilee. And, he was the Herod who said, “Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.” (Acts 26:28) Although Agrippa’s heart was pricked and he was almost persuaded to become a Christian, it is not a matter of record that he ever acted upon his faith. Faith without works is worthless. “What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? Can faith save him? Even so faith,…

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    brother, Aristobulus. Then, after receiving help from Antipater, an Idumean governor, and the Nabatean kingdom, Hyrcanus was successful in pursuing Aristobulus once again. Aristobulus took refuge in the temple area and fortified himself. Roman armies, under the leadership of Pompey, came on the scene, supported Hyrcanus, and defeated Aristobulus. Pompey forcibly entered the Holy of Holies in the temple, which created a great deal of hostility between Jews and Rome. Through the Roman…

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    Rule Of Herod Essay

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    The Rule of Herod King Herod the great was the son of Antipater, his name was a variety of membrs of the royal dynasty which originated in Edom or idmea after adopted by Jewish religion. His kingdom was comprised of Judea, Samaria, Galilee, Idumea, Batanea, and Peraea which reflected the same size of Solomon and David kingdoms. Herod had exceptional leadership skills, but he was disliked by the Jews. He was related by marriage to the Maccabean dynasty, but his attitude toward them was cruel. …

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    John the Baptist is a standout amongst the most particular characters in the New Testament. He had a bizarre pizazz for design, wearing wild-looking garments made of camel's hair and a calfskin belt around his midsection. He lived in the left wild, ate beetle and wild nectar and lectured an abnormal message. John the Baptist knew his fundamental purpose for existing. He unmistakably comprehended that God had separated him for a reason. Through God's bearing, John the Baptist tested the general…

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