Posts Categorized: Zealots

PALESTINE BEFORE THE BIRTH OF JESUS, PART 1: PHARISEES, SADDUCEES, ZEALOTS AND ESSENES

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TweetShare In yesterday’s post I talked about the Maccabees, and how they waged a long and desperate battle against Greek rule and eventually became free.  Unfortunately, the new Kingdom of Judah would not be free for very long. After just 76 years, the descendants of the original Maccabees – through political intrigue, murder, and greed…
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