Do we know what Jesus looks like?
Why didn't people draw Jesus' image?
drawing wasn't allowed
Jesus spoke what language?
Engagement that lasts a year
A document that gives $ to a widow or divorced woman
What were to happen to someone who commited adultery?
How many days did it take to get from Nazareth to Bethlehem?
What were the Inns called?
Where were they located? (caravans)
Does anyone know where Jesus was really born
What was said about the shepards?
they watch sheep at night
What would happen after 8 days? (in keeping in the law of Moses) ( after baby was born)
by father, blessed, named, circumcisioned
How many days after Jesus' birth could Mary participate in any religious rite?
What did Joseph have to do before entering the court?
emerge in a ritual bath
Ritual bath was called the?
Joseph exchanged money in order to purchase _______?
Significance of the sacrifice?
redeem his son's life with an animal
How many wise men were there?
Name the 3 wise men.
Balthazar, Gaspar, and Melchior
Wise men were also called _______?
Line of work of the wise men?
Astrologers, soothsayers, seers
What passed the earth at about 12 B.C.?
A planetary conjunction? What happened in 7 B.C. ?
Jupiter and Saturn lined up and were very bright.
Connection between modern calender and and the creator of the modern calender were off by?
When did Herod die?
When did his death occur ? (Herod's)
2 or 3 years after Jesus' birth
What was deeply offensive to Jewish sensibilities?
Life and Death games
Herod started to rebuild the Temple ....?
the heart of Jewish religion servants
What structure did Herod want to out do?
Temple of Saul