The Life of Jesus of Nazareth

Cover image for

Download


Author: Rush Rhees
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 88,323 / 268 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.5
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,157
Added to site: 2006.07.11
mnybks.net#: 14180
Genres: Religion, Biography
Excerpt

f his father. Having Jews to govern, he held, as his father had done, to a show of Judaism, though at heart he was as much of a pagan as Philip. He, too, loved building, and Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee was built by him for his capital. His unscrupulous tyranny and his gross disregard of common righteousness appear in his relations with John the Baptist and with Herodias, his paramour. Jesus described him well as "that fox" (Luke xiii. 32), for he was sly, and worked often by indirection. While his father had energy and ability which command a sort of admiration, Antipas was not only bad but weak.

4. Both Philip and Antipas reigned until after the death of Jesus, Philip dying in A.D. 34, and Antipas being deposed several years later, probably in 39. Archelaus had a much shorter rule, for he was deposed in A.D. 6, having been accused by the Jews of unbearable barbarity and tyranny,--a charge in which Antipas and Philip joined. The territory of Archelaus was then made an imperial province of the second

Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****

it's a very beautiful book at all


(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Life of Jesus of Nazareth by Rush Rhees - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Life of Jesus of Nazareth by Rush Rhees - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Life of Jesus of Nazareth by Rush Rhees - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Life of Jesus of Nazareth by Rush Rhees - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Life of Jesus of Nazareth by Rush Rhees - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Meditations
by Marcus Aurelius
The Age of Reason
by Thomas Paine
Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
The Bhagavad-Gita
by Anonymous
Jerusalem
by Selma Lagerlof
To My Younger Brethren
by Handley C.G. Moule
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg

See more popular titles from this genre.