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In Antiquities, book 20 chapter 9, (Not the Bible) Josephus mentions James the brother of Jesus:

"Upon the death of Festus ( 62 A.D.), Emperor Nero sent Albinus to be procurator of Judea. But before he arrived, King Agrippa appointed Annas to be High priest. He was the son of the elder Annas. (Note: The elder Annas referred to here is the same Annas of the New Testament Gospels.) The elder Annas had been high priest himself for a time. He had five sons all whom secured the priesthood. Annas the younger, however, was a brute who observed the ways of the Sadducees who are known as being cold-hearted when they sit in judgement. With Festus dead and Albinus still traveling, Annas thought he could have his own way. Calling forth the members of the Sanhedrin, he brought before them a man named James, the brother of Jesus who was called the Christ, and others with him. He accused them of violating the law, and ordered that they should be put to death by stoning."

Eunice

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James can not be the 'real' brother of Jesus 466 Nephil 12-Mar-04 01:47
Re: James can not be the 'real' brother of Jesus 154 Lee McGiffen 12-Mar-04 13:26
Re: James can not be the 'real' brother of Jesus 99 Nephil 12-Mar-04 15:46
Re: James can not be the 'real' brother of Jesus 143 Kboldt 12-Mar-04 16:57
Fictional literature 98 ananda 12-Mar-04 18:18
Re: Fictional literature 120 David L 12-Mar-04 18:50
Re: Fictional literature 142 Nephil 12-Mar-04 20:25
Re: Fictional literature 102 ananda 12-Mar-04 23:12
Re: Fictional literature 241 Nephil 12-Mar-04 23:39
In addtion.... 113 Kboldt 12-Mar-04 17:43
Re: James can not be the 'real' brother of Jesus 131 Cookiemonsters 12-Mar-04 20:43
Re: James can not be the 'real' brother of Jesus 122 Kboldt 12-Mar-04 20:59


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