Christian Texts and History • The “Son of Man” and Simon Bar Giora

By DCHindley In some of my (not so) recent posts on Hegesippus’ fantastic story about Jacob the Just in his five volume “Note-Books”, I had suggested that the story seems like a political show-trial. Searching the works of Josephus for a Jacob who might have served as a model, I came up …read more

Christian Texts and History • The “Son of Man” and Simon Bar Giora

By DCHindley In some of my (not so) recent posts on Hegesippus’ fantastic story about Jacob the Just in his five volume “Note-Books”, I had suggested that the story seems like a political show-trial. Searching the works of Josephus for a Jacob who might have served as a model, I came up …read more