On Sun, 5 May 2002 18:43:25 -0400 (EDT) Joel Cannon
> > A piece of trivia: This past week I was reading a passage out of
> > N.T. Wright's "Jesus and the Victory of God," where he noted that
> > Josephus there are 200 different individuals mentioned who had
> > name Jesus.
> That should read there are 23 (not 200) different individuals
> mentioned in the index to Josephus named Jesus.
I'm not surprised that there were a number of individuals named Jesus,
since this is our version of the Greek Iesous, which is their version of
Jeshua/Yeshua, Jehoshua, Joshua. Why should not a Jewish baby be named
after one of their great heroes? It still goes on.
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