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by FransJVermeiren
Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The woman with the hemorrhage: a political story?
Replies: 66
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Re: The woman with the hemorrhage: a political story?

Now, if these were the only parallels between the New Testament and Josephus that contain names associated with the Jewish rebellion against Rome, I would still not consider them particularly interesting or relevant. But they are not the only ones. In A Shift in Time I describe how these rebellion-...
by FransJVermeiren
Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:51 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The woman with the hemorrhage: a political story?
Replies: 66
Views: 21978

Re: The woman with the hemorrhage: a political story?

It is a very interesting focus on the impact of a religious reform movement on the political life of a community. It is said that war is the continuation of politics by other means and it could also be said that religion also plays a similar role in society; religious activity helps to create new p...
by FransJVermeiren
Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:31 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The woman with the hemorrhage: a political story?
Replies: 66
Views: 21978

The woman with the hemorrhage: a political story?

In Antiquity nations and peoples were symbolized by women. There is proof of this in coins and other images. There are, for example, the well-known Roman ‘Iudea capta’ (Judea captured) coins minted by Vespasian from 71 CE onwards, showing a subjected and mourning woman under a palm tree, symbolizing...