4 edition of The Trial of Jesus Christ found in the catalog.
|Statement||T. & T. Clark|
|Publishers||T. & T. Clark|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 104 p. :|
|Number of Pages||55|
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Capital trials had to last more than one day to allow for great consideration on the part of the judges. He could have basically just said, "Go read Psalms 110, and go read. Wherever the data came from, however, what is more important is: Do the trial scenes reflect reality adequately, which would support the idea that eyewitnesses are in some measure responsible for the Gospel accounts?
And if you are Pilate, you do not like being used one bit. Accepting, then, the passage in question as authentic, critical study reveals that what Josephus records is quite in light with what the Gospels portray. Jesus taken from Caiaphas to Pilate. The question by Caiaphas, Kilpatrick recognizes in a similar vein, "was put in order to have grounds for a political charge, to be preferred by Pilate". In summary, I would make these observations:• Gratus had earlier deposed Caiaphas' father-in-lawand then installed and deposed three other high priests over the course of eleven years.
John 18:36, "Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence. And later Hengel adds The Trial of Jesus Christ.
DJ, 116-7] Needless to say, this is a highly questionable reconstruction, one that is held by no responsible historian, and is not borne out by secular reactions to Jesus, such as that of Jospehus, Lucian, and Mara Bar-Serapion. John's version was written last, probably around 80 to 95 C. Wingo, Past President of the Mississippi State Bar Association, and the author of a textbook on criminal law and procedure. There was always supposed to be a defense. Ian Wilson, author of The Evidence for Jesus, made a suggestion once that I believe deserves some special attention.
," Erhman suggests an answer: Judas. It is also possible, however, that what happened to the body of Jesus is what happened to most victims of Roman crucifixions: it was devoured on the cross by animals. His successor has shown the same moral rectitude.
" Pilate allows the crucifixion of Jesus, in the gospel accounts, not out of a conviction that Jesus did anything wrong, but only to "satisfy the crowd.