Posts Categorized: Religious Persecution

PALESTINE BEFORE THE BIRTH OF JESUS, PART 2: PERSECUTION, APOCALYPSE, AND MESSIAHS

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TweetShare In yesterday’s post, I talked about the religious and political divisiveness in ancient Palestine that had to do with various groups of Jewish citizens: The Pharisees, Sadducees, Zealots and Essenes. Another source of seething hostility in Palestine was a strange and completely new experience of the times, the phenomenon called ‘Religious Persecution’. People had…
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