“A new poll finds that 26 percent of Americans believe the Jews killed Jesus. They’re historically ignorant, but they do read their Bible — that is who the New Testament blames, after all”(Candida Moss, The Daily Beast).
- Is there really conflict between history and the New Testament?
- Does the New Testament “blame” one group of people for the death of Jesus Christ?
Evidently Candida Moss did not read her Bible. The Bible certainly does not blame one group of people for the death of Christ.
Scripture presents a number of participants in the death of Jesus. The historically accurate answer to the question of who put Christ to death is outlined below:
The leaders of Israel
- “Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas, and they schemed to arrest Jesus secretly and kill him” (Matthew…
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