PRAIRIE FIRE is written to communist-minded revolutionaries, independent organizers and anti-imperialists; those who carry the traditions and lessons of the struggles of the last decade, those who join in the struggles of today.
Whichever of the views of the trial above we may subscribe to, it is clear that a turning point in the Sanhedrin "trial" of Jesus is that in which Caiaphas asks Jesus directly if He is the Messiah - and Jesus answers in the affirmative and adds further descriptions, leading Caiaiphas to declare that blasphemy has been spoken.
Aspects of Law Not Based on Morality
During the volatile Passover season, the presence of these troops was even more crucial: They could not be used out for just any occasion. They would no doubt have been taken from some other post, or denied a well-earned nights' sleep, to participate in Jesus' arrest.
What -- he protested against the Vietnam War?
Sixth, a special case of the above is that it is often normal for peopleto believe that the status quo and traditional practices are what is morallyright. It often is very difficult, especially for those who benefit fromcurrent practice, to notice or see there is something wrong with it, letalone agree with that assessment. Hence, they tend to see efforts for reformas unnecessary, destructive of a well-functioning system and social order,or even morally wrong. It is one view of law that it tends to favor existingpower structures and relationships, not necessarily or not only throughsome sort of Machiavellian attempt to maintain power through evil means,but because existing systems seem to work well (enough) and because theyseem psychologically to be normal and reasonable, especially to those inpower.
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For the record, and just to be complete, here are links documenting some of Obama's many connections to William Ayers:
• Ayers and Obama called the .
• Ayers and Obama also , a separate charity organization.
But the question remains: Is it truly realistic and reasonable to expect the kind of certitude that Carmichael implicitly demands from the Gospel writers? Quite frankly, no. As part of our answer, it will be necessary to briefly recap some of the material we have used in an article relative to Gospel authorship - for understanding WHO wrote the trial accounts is a key to understanding WHY they were written as they were.
• Obama gave a short for the .
We presume, based on data presented in the just-linked article, that the following represents the authorship and purpose of each Gospel, other than as ancient biographies (bioi):