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by Michael BG
Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: What is the theological meaning of Jesus dying on 15 Nissan?
Replies: 23
Views: 9705

Re: What is the theological meaning of Jesus dying on 15 Nis

christianityboard topic a-day-begins-at-sunrise An argument based on a reading of Genesis is not going to convince me, especially when the author writes, “Do not be impressed or swayed if someone shows you that the Midrash or the entire Talmud or some ancient document or engraved stone ... or some ...
by Michael BG
Mon Aug 17, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: What is the theological meaning of Jesus dying on 15 Nissan?
Replies: 23
Views: 9705

Re: What is the theological meaning of Jesus dying on 15 Nis

According to what i have learnt from the OT feasts, and the NT crucifiction week verses, and new info i learnt on certain NT Greek words that the english doesn't accurtely convey, and new info that day begins sunrise not sunset: last supper was on wed 12th, Jesus died on thu the 13th (preparation p...
by Michael BG
Sun Aug 16, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: What is the theological meaning of Jesus dying on 15 Nissan?
Replies: 23
Views: 9705

What is the theological meaning of Jesus dying on 15 Nissan?

I have recently read that Mark edited his source to change the day Jesus died from 14th Nissan to 15th Nissan. I recall reading a long time ago that there are theological reasons for John to change the day from 15th Nissan to the day of preparation when the Paschal Lamb was slaughtered. Paul sees Ch...
by Michael BG
Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:31 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Was Paul the First to Assert that Jesus was Crucified?
Replies: 79
Views: 42954

Re: Was Paul the First to Assert that Jesus was Crucified?

I think it's at least curious that neither Q or Thomas have any reference to a passion or resurrection of any sort. They are only sayings collections yes, but it's odd that there's NO reference to the crucifixion. Do they represent pre-Marcan traditions of Jesus simply as a wisdom teacher, or were ...