Introduction to the historical background during Jesus' time


The historical context of the life of our Lord Jesus is especially important if we are to understand the environment in which He was to fulfil His Mission. The Jewish custom and the political milieu in which He worked had an immense impact not only on Himself and His Mission but also on His followers. It also influenced the later religion in no small measure. It is hoped that this discussion will give a picture that the reader can take away with him which will bring some degree of appreciation of the tremendous difficulties that Jesus faced and the sacrifice that He made. Please follow the links below:


  1. Historical background

  2. Alexander the great

  3. Hasmonean rule

  4. Roman rule

  5. Idumaean control

  6. Roman yoke

  7. Jewish internal rule

  8. The various groups







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