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Subject: Re: Jesus
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 12:09:59 EDT

In a message dated 7/15/2004 5:34:15 AM Pacific Daylight Time,

> another line of thought seesm to indicate that there was a Jesus who was a
> member of the Essene Brotherhood, He was some sort of teacher who scinded
> from
> his brotherhood and started an alternate philosophy. He had quite a
> following
> during the roman occupation and was eventually tried and killed for
> sedition.
> Peter

You are amalgamating a few things together.
While there was a false priest who is scorned in the Dead Sea Scrolls, this
person fits more closely to one of the priests of the temple.

That Jesus was killed for sedition is a hypothesis based on his crucifixtion
and some of his and his followers rebellious activities

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