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    • Greg
    • 17.12.09 | 05:04 (IST)

    you are partially right about blame being shifted to the Jews. However the Roman church was largely to blame for that around the time of the council of Nicea about 330 AD when power was consolidated in Rome rather than equally amongst the 5 patriarchies. The Gospels are clear that it was G-D's plan that Jesus was cruxified and that Jesus also was aware of what was coming. Pilate sought to quiet the general unrest in this Palestinian backwater and used the requests of the politically appointed priests to curry favor with the people. Nevertheless the Romans where the executioners and did so for their purposes, regardless of the Jewish leaders desires. Not all the Sanhedren were consenting as is evidenced by the illegal meeting convened to accomplish it. Remember that those who say "Jews killed Jesus" disregard the fact that all Jesus' followers for many years following were Jews .

    from the article: Jesus-era leper sheds light on Turin shroud mystery
    First published 11:13 16.12.09 | Last updated 12:35 16.12.09
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