Podcast 5.15: Jesus as a Messianic King?

Here I discuss first-century Judean concepts relating to an anointed one, or messiah, particularly a kingly messiah, and discuss contemporary figures who were viewed as kings. This is part of series 5 (The Historical Jesus in Context) of the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean podcast.

Podcast 5.14: Jesus as a Messianic King? (mp3; archive.org page with various downloading options here).

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3 thoughts on “Podcast 5.15: Jesus as a Messianic King?

  1. Phil H.

    Scott: Glad you enjoyed the lesser known Jesus. There are quite a few parallels in the accounts of each Jesus’s arrest and trial. The other Jesus was very persistent, it seems. Josephus thought that that other Jesus was accurately reflecting the forthcoming destruction by the Romans.

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