RS235 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Flavian Dynasty, Apocalypticism, Mandate Of Heaven

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Josephus"s first work was the jewish war he wrote, therefore, two separate accounts for the years between 175 b. c. e. and 66 c. e. , twin versions that must be carefully compared to understand josephan emphases, prejudices, and purposes. Revolt during that first roman-jewish war actually revolting against god. A second prejudice hope for a future ideal ruler, messiah, to bring back peace to jewish homeland overpowered by social discrimination, cultural domination, + imperial oppression. Josephus understood jewish messianic and apocalyptic expectations, thought that the messiah must be from rome territory and own race. First josephan prejudice in favor of roman imperial power as a heavenly mandate, second prejudice in favor of the flavian dynasty as decreed by god, foretold by the. And all of that must be kept in mind in reviewing his account of john the baptist. Herod actually liked john the baptist, but he was having his brothers wife.

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