How do we reconcile the belief that Jesus is 100% divine and 100% human? What was religious and political life like during the time of Jesus? Who are the Pharisees, Saducees, and Essenes? Why should we study the humanity of Jesus and consider the context of 1st century Palestine? […]Read More
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Matthew 21:12-17, Mark 11:15-19, Luke 19:45-48, John 2:13-22 What economic implications does the temple have in Israel during the lifetime of Jesus? What does Jesus think about taxes and sacrifices associated with the Temple in Jerusalem? Why does Jesus cleanse the temple? Luke’s Gospel as good news for the poor. […]Read More