A History Of The New Testament Times (volume 3); The Time Of The Apostles by Adolf Hausrath

A History Of The New Testament Times (volume 3); The Time Of The Apostles

byAdolf Hausrath

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1895 Excerpt: ... in egging on the rabble against Jason's house. Fortunately, Paul was away when several riotous mobs, filling the streets with their uproar, dragged Jason and others from their houses, and haled them before the politarchs on the charge of causing the same disturbances with their preaching here as had been caused by the Christians in Eome and every other city of the Jewish Dispersion.1 The strangers were further charged with assailing Claudius Caesar by their tidings of the coming Messiah. The politarchs, solicitous for the reputation of their free city,2 were seized with great consternation. For this charge was a most serious matter in a time of extraordinary ferment; at a moment, indeed, when everything spoke of attempts upon the life of the emperor, who was actually murdered in the following year; when Claudius himself struck at the Jews of Eome; when, for the first time, the tribunals of the capital had taken cognizance of the tidings of the coming king of the Jews and adopted sharp measures of repression. In the end, Jason and the rest were set at liberty, after giving security that Paul and Silas would leave Thessalonica immediately. This mode of dealing with the case may possibly have been simply in conformity with the imperial edict; but the expulsion was, generally speaking, one of the most ordinary measures of these cantonal administrations, as the Apostle was to have ample experience in later days. ""We are made as the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things, even until now," he writes in Ephesus a few years later.3 So here the rulers of the free city expelled him from within the walls. The brethren conveyed Paul and Silas out of the city under cover of night, to travel once more along the Via Egnatia. Paul was very loth to go, for promis...

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Title:A History Of The New Testament Times (volume 3); The Time Of The ApostlesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217340334

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