Christian Texts and History • Re: Did Jesus say do not swear oaths (Mt 5:33-37)?
By John2 I also just found this book by Holmen with a good section on swearing (pg. 170-187). Regarding the above quote, he says: “In describing the Essene avoidance of swearing, Josephus perhaps means use of the name of God and its substitutes when making oaths. For, Josephus tells us, the …read more