Post #13.11, Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Historical setting: Remembering the First Century, Jerusalem          Nic is probably getting impatient with my explanation of First Century Temple politics. But in order to hear a whole story it’s important to start where the story starts. So my friendship with Jesus has to begin with my father and with his friendship with Joseph. Besides,Continue reading “Post #13.11, Tuesday, October 27, 2020”

Post #13.10, Thursday, October 22, 2020

Historical setting: Remembering the First Century, Jerusalem          Nic is still listening to my ancient family story. And I am still telling it.          “While my father, known as Simon, worked in the marketplace at the Temple porticos he contracted an illness, probably a pox, spreading among the foreign merchants in those days. He calledContinue reading “Post #13.10, Thursday, October 22, 2020”