Josephus ~ Perspective, Part 2 Deacon/Lay Leader Joshua Justice 30 September 2015
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In this session, Deacon Josh fills in a few gaps concentrating on the character and life of General Flavius Josephus, explains how he became a Roman citizen, and answers a few questions from last week.  He also explains the religious culture of the times, from Roman beliefs to Mithras to the fledgling new Jewish "cult" called "The Way" which became known as "Christianity".  Finally, he tells us just how Josephus became known as the Father of Modern History and as a trusted peacemaker able to work with Romans, rebels and everyone in between...  


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