Historical Sketch: Chief Priests and Sadducees

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Why did the chief priests and Sadducees continue to oppose the early believers even after the crucifixion of Jesus? In this video Marc Turnage places the chief priests and Sadducees in their historical context and explains why the preaching of the apostles was unwelcome news to the Temple authorities in Jerusalem.

Why did the chief priests and Sadducees continue to oppose the early believers even after the crucifixion of Jesus? In this video Marc Turnage places the chief priests and Sadducees in their historical context and explains why the preaching of the apostles was unwelcome news to the Temple authorities in Jerusalem.

 


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  1. Interesting observation. However, Judas did not turn Yeshua over to the Romans, that would of been unpardonable in the eyes other Jews, the religious leaders did ,so on that point I agree. Still there are many aspects of Yeshuas trial from the narratives that do pose some issues, (see Haim Cohn, The trial & death of Jesus. Harper & Row English translation 1967, 1971)

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Marc Turnage

Marc Turnage

Marc Turnage was born in Springfield, Missouri. He graduated from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri with a B.A. in Biblical Studies. After graduating from Evangel University, he moved to Jerusalem, Israel where he studied at Jerusalem University College. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with an…
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