Posted on March 27, 2009 at 2:05am
Jesus the Pharisee?
by Denise Morris
The book I'm reading, King of the Jews by D. Thomas Lancaster, has a chapter devoted to the idea that, theologically speaking, Jesus was most likely a Pharisee. What?!
As the book points out, we usually think of Pharisees as super bad dudes. In general, being associated with the Pharisees is not a good thing. But, says Lancaster, perhaps we have misunderstood exactly what was going on with Jesus and the… Continue