a reply to: Entreri06
I'm not sure if this is the same story but I read a pretty compelling outline of Jesus being wealthy a while back. From memory Joseph of Arimathea is
Mary, Jesus' mother's brother, so Jesus' uncle. Mary Magdalene is Arimathea's wife and Nicodemus is her father. Nicodemus and Arimathea were very
wealthy men having tin mines in Brittain. They were very well positioned in the Roman machine as they supplied a large portion of metals to the Roman
empire. They also both held positions on the Sanhedrin precisely because of their power.
After Joseph, Jesus' father dies, Mary Magdalene and Arimathea adopt Jesus as their son. The incident of the woman caught in adultry is often said to
be Magdalene. Arimathea was her husband who would leave for long times to tend to business in Britain, so she got lonely. Anyway the only person who
could commit her to death was the womans husband or Son. And so he was called to bring judgement on his adopted mother, who he pardoned. Her father
was also away at the time since he was business partners with Arimathea.
One piece of evidence for this was when Nicodemus speaks with Jesus at night. How would the two be able to meet unless they were in the same house.
That ends the portion I can remember from what I believe to be the story the OP is referring to. What I've studied on my own starts here.
Mary Magdalene is often thought to be a regular nobody, but that is definitely not the case. She has an estate in Bethany in which she is the head of
the household. Her name means tower. And she is the tower of the tribe of Benjamin, Benjamin was the tribe the temple was located in, and her
husband owned a piece of property right near Calvary which was in Benjamin. Benjamin was responsible for coronating the king, and at this time there
was no king. There hadn't been one since the 1st temple. The scene where Magdalene annoints Jesus with the perfume is not just perfume, but is the
They were actually Essenes as someone said, they were Northern Essenes (Galilee) and the word Nazarene is likely Nasari, meaning anointed ones. The
scene of the anointing Jesus by Mary was the coronation of the priest king in the order of Melchizedek, the 1st temple kingship.
That kingship was covered over by the Deuteronomist purge that happened prior to, and coincidentally with the Babylonian exile. The primacy of the
Levites and the Law was created. There are many clues that the Levite's were not the original priests, and that the exodus didn't happen quite as the
Levites (and their hero Moses) would have us believe. Jesus and his group were first temple priests, essenes, who gave up all, to stand up against
the empire. Joseph Arimathea and Nicodemus were allegedly set out to sea with Magdalene who all ended up in France to die, but ended up starting the
The old way (first temple worship) had a feminine portion to the Godhead, and was represented by the Mennorah in the temple. But she was thrown out
by the Deuternomists who wanted to cover up the dirty past that the Israelites were "idolaters" by their new post exile standards. They had replaced
wisdom (divine feminine) with the law, the book. Thats why Jesus always says "your law" or "Moses' Law". He never calls it Gods law or His law. The
entire Jewish cult at the time of Jesus was a plant of the empire. And his standing up as King was directly in the face of this false system of the
The thread in my Signature Line gives evidence toward this. Also the thread the Cult of the Bronze Serpent. When Jesus compares himself to the
bronze serpent, he is hearkening back to pre-exile Jerusalem cult with the Neshustan which is a divine feminine symbol associated with Ashera the
mother. This serpent is also the same as that of Asclepius which is where we get our symbol for healing, the staff with the snake wound around it.
The essenes are associated with Eshmun,/Asclepius and were very likely a cult of Asclepians, healers. The Culdee's are the same. The old religion of
Father, Mother, Son was one religion throughout the world. Until the empire abolished the divine feminine.
Short on time so excuse the rant like post.