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3. In 36 CE the Armenia crisis happened and Roman power in the Orient was on the edge.

Equator diploma 15.8.1989
Equator diploma 15.8.1989

Here Jesus took over the leadership of a messianic revolt against the Romans. Pilate crucified all the leaders of the revolt, Luke 23, 32, Josephus, Ant. 18, 4, 1, whereas he spared the supporters.

4. A famous rite in the antique mysteries is the rite to die and to rise again. This rite and the connected considerations were transferred to Jesus.

5.  Not at all. The tales of the miracles are parables in the tradition of the literature of antiquity: they interpret the gospel of Jesus.

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Today a new theme begins:

Was Jesus Governor of Galilee?

A New Approach to the Historical Jesus

Equatorial Monument near Quito, Ecuador
Equatorial Monument near Quito, Ecuador

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Six questions

1.  How old was Jesus as he began his public ministry, 30 as according to Luke or 50 as according to John?

2. Why was Jesus revered?

3.  Why did Jesus die on the Cross?

4.  How did faith in the resurrection develop after the death of Jesus?

5.  Did the Gospels tell of the miracles of Jesus as historical facts?

6.  Did Jesus come from the lower middle class?

Here are the correct answers: