In Pullman’s version of the story, Jesus has a twin brother named Christ . “I was intrigued, you see, by the difference between the two parts of the name Jesus Christ that we commonly use interchangeably,” Pullman says.
Joseph is called Son of God. The language is very graphic. It says that Joseph , also known as Jesus, had sexual intercourse with Mary Magdalene .
Jesus does not have a last name . Last names were not common in those times. Christ is not a name , but a title. Christ means “anointed” or “Messiah”, so Jesus became the “Christ” or “Messiah” when he got baptized at the age of 30.
Whether Jesus had any siblings is an old debate within Christianity. The Gospel of Mark mentions Jesus having brothers and sisters , while the Gospel of Matthew talks about his “brothers” James, Joseph, Simon and Judas.
The feeding of the five-thousand, Jesus walking on water, and the numerous healing miracles all serve to validate His divinity, but no miracle validates His divine nature like the greatest miracle , His personal, bodily resurrection.
Lucifer was said to be “the fabled son of Aurora and Cephalus , and father of Ceyx “. He was often presented in poetry as heralding the dawn. The Latin word corresponding to Greek “Phosphoros” is “Lucifer”. It is used in its astronomical sense both in prose and poetry.
Jesus is a lineal descendant of a royal bloodline . The Book of Matthew 1:1-17 describes Jesus ‘ bloodline , which spans 42 generations.
God had a wife , Asherah, whom the Book of Kings suggests was worshiped alongside Yahweh in his temple in Israel, according to an Oxford scholar. In 1967, Raphael Patai was the first historian to mention that the ancient Israelites worshiped both Yahweh and Asherah.
Mary is almost always decked out in blue , while Jesus typically wears red. Throughout history, blue has been considered a sacred and valuable hue.
According to the apocryphal Gospel of James, Mary was the daughter of Saint Joachim and Saint Anne. Before Mary’s conception, Anne had been barren and was far advanced in years.
In the Hebrew Bible (Exodus 3:14), Yahweh , the personal name of God, is revealed directly to Moses .
Jesus ‘ brothers and sisters The Gospel of Mark (6:3) and the Gospel of Matthew (13:55–56) mention James, Joseph/Joses, Judas/Jude and Simon as brothers of Jesus , the son of Mary .
Mary Magdalene as trusted disciple For its part, the Bible gave no hint that Mary Magdalene was Jesus’s wife . None of the four canonical gospels suggests that sort of relationship, even though they list the women who travel with Jesus and in some cases include their husbands’ names.
Mary Magdalene’s life after the Gospel accounts. According to Eastern tradition, she accompanied St. John the Apostle to Ephesus, where she died and was buried. John the Evangelist to Ephesus (near modern Selçuk, Turkey), where she died and was buried.