By Joseph Raymond

This paintings information the author's painstakingly accrued proof helping a stunning idea, that Jesus used to be the grandson of either Herod the nice and the final Hasmonean king (Antigonus). The research starts off with one unfastened thread within the respectable biography of Jesus Christ, the declare by way of the Sanhedrin that it lacked authority to execute him. Why did not the Sanhedrin execute Jesus after convicting him of blasphemy? an identical criminal physique completed Stephen and James the brother of Jesus for a similar crime. in the course of Roman instances, the Sanhedrin lacked authority to execute just one classification of Jew--Roman voters. All descendants of Herod have been Roman electorate. parts of facts for the speculation are the ancestor checklist present in Luke, Ch. three (it seems to be to comprise the names of Hasmonean kings) and Jesus' denial that he's a son of David. See Matthew 22:41-45, Mark 12:35-37 and Luke 20:41-44.

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