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My Unified Perspective Background I am one scholar who views it from a unified perspective. My particular argument for this immediately follows here. I will then note some other versions of unified views, and just a second hand listing of non-unified views. Regarding: Uh, Jesus, didn't Simon Peter and Thomas just ask you this? Yes, they had. Now the ...


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Because the historical and linguistic context of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and Christian New Testament are significantly different, each testament (for lack of a better term) is treated—at least in the modern academy—as a separate field. While the divide is less drastic than that sounds, you're probably better off selecting a resource of one or the ...


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I will address only the first two issues in the question, regarding dates. The bottom line of my answer is that John is factually accurate and that he intentionally deviated from the Synoptics for the purpose of noting important theological meaning, not for the sake of dating accuracy itself. There are two possible chronologies, which I will call C14 and ...


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Question Can John's Passion chronology be reconciled with that of the Synoptics? Answer: A "High Day", (John 19:31), is indicative of a "High Holy Day Sabbath". There were two Sabbath's that week. Whichever day of the week a High Holy Day fell on - that day was a Sabbath, (See Wikipedia: Special Sabbaths) - even if the very next day was also a ...


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Problem Here's the dilemma for me. Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover? And he said, Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with my disciples. And ...



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