Tuesday, April 16, 2019

On Judas Iscariot

CANDIDA MOSS: Why Did Judas Really Betray Jesus? (The Daily Beast).
... The intertwining of antisemitism, the passion narrative, and violence is one of the reasons that it is important we get the historical pieces of the passion narrative correct.

If it wasn’t about the money then, historically speaking, why did Judas do it? In truth, no one knows. But there are a number of historically and narratively responsible explanations.

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