Yohanan the Immerser’s Execution

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The story of John the Baptist’s martyrdom was rich with allusions to stories from the Hebrew Scriptures.

Jesus and a Canaanite Woman

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Does the story of a Canaanite woman’s encounter with Jesus, which is found in the Gospels of Mark and Matthew, show indications of having descended from a Hebrew source? Why did the author of Luke fail to include this story? Explore these questions and more in “Jesus and a Canaanite Woman.”