Category Archives: Jesus’ Palestinian Context

Jesus’ “Competition” – Tiberius, the Roman Emperor

Statue of Tiberius Jesus had lots of competition. When he traveled around Judea and Galilee preaching about the “Kingdom of God,” his listeners had to evaluate this message in the context of their own political realities. As I shared with you in my last entry, the names of Herod the Great and his sons would […]

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