29 Jan 2012

Was Jesus a Heretic?

Submitted by Stephen Winters
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Why was Jesus crucified? What did the accepted religion of the day think of Jesus' teachings?


Definition of her·e·sy

noun, plural -sies.

  1. opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine, especially of a church or religious system.
  2. the maintaining of such an opinion or doctrine.
  3. Roman Catholic Church . the willful and persistent rejection of any article of faith by a baptized member of the church.
  4. any belief or theory that is strongly at variance with established beliefs, customs, etc.


Definition of her·e·tic


  1. A person believing in or practicing religious heresy.
  2. A person holding an opinion at odds with what is generally accepted.




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