(OLLI AT UVM PRESENTS) Jewish Messiahs Through the Centuries with Jeffrey Trumbower
Explore the Jewish concept of 'Messiah" (a.k.a. "Christ") as it developed in the Hebrew Bible, Second Temple literature, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Discuss concrete historical examples of people who claimed this title for themselves and/or have been proclaimed as Messiah by others: Jesus of Nazareth, Simon Bar Kochba, Shabbatai Tsvi, Menachem Schneerson.
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