The Munich Talmud: Jesus' Charge Sheet Discovered?

  Historians and archaeologists continue to uncover evidence that confirms the veracity of the Bible today, 2,000 years later. One of the latest findings has come through the acquisition by Tyndale House of a copy of the Munich Talmud.

  The Jewish Talmud, also known as the Shas, is composed of rabbinic writings which were compiled and collected between 200-500AD. Written in Hebrew and Aramaic, the Talmud covers a broad range of topics, including Jewish history and commentaries and opinions on the Law.

  This recent discovery provides further historical proof of the crucifixion of The Christ. The portion below contains what scholars believe to be another record of the Sanhedrin's indictment of Jesus Christ, disparagingly called Yeshu here rather than by His true name, Yeshua:  

Jesus' Charge Sheet from the Munich Talmud 

  It says:

  On the Eve of Passover they hung Jeshu the Nazarine. And the herald went out before him for 40 days [saying]: “Jeshu the Nazarine will go out to be stoned for sorcery and misleading and enticing Israel. Any who knows [anything] in his defence must come and declare concerning him.” But no-one came to his defence so they hung him on the Eve of Passover. 

  Scholars note that the penalty of death dealt here indicates that the Sanhedrin recognized the miracles Yeshua did as real rather than simply illusion, although they saw its source to be evil. The section then goes on to discuss the names of Jesus' disciples.

  Once again, rather than finding support for the conspiracy theories put forward by popular fiction writers, we have instead unearthed further proof of the reliability and authenticity of the Bible. 

  It is just as the Lord Jesus said,

  "Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away." Matthew 24:35


  See also:

  Experts' Evidence for Jesus' Crucifixion

  Jesus of Nazareth’s Trial in Sanhedrin 43a (a PDF) 

  Tyndale's Press Release on the acquisition


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