posted on Apr, 13 2010 @ 11:16 AM
Sometimes when dealing with historical figures and translations over time from other languages, we lose the true, intended meaning. all things read
from the past must be read within the context of their time and their audience.
This article describes how the author went back to re-evaluate the texts and interpretations of the ancient texts and has found, he believes,
information that could put the man Jesus into context...and explain some things that were questioned as possible by an "iternerate preacher" of
Brings to mind okams razor...the simplest explanation is usually the correct one...
"First century historian Dr Mark Whitters, of Eastern Michigan University, believes that The Jesus Discovery gives a proper insight into how Jesus
was able to become such an important figure.
He said: 'Bradford brings to bear his formal training in medicine and psychology on a topic that requires some 'outside the box' thinking.
'This is a fresh perspective on the life of Jesus based on first century sources.
'Bradford asks some common-sense questions that these sources provoke but are rarely asked by modern biblical commentators.
'The book is consistent and provoking for anyone who wants to understand why Jesus shook up the world of Palestine in the first-century.' "
Jesus was son of an architect, book