Contributed by: Rabbi Rami Shapiro
About Roadside Musings
In Roadside Musings, Rabbi Rami draws from the well of the world's religious and spiritual traditions, covering life passages, answering sticky questions, and sharing comfort.
"If anything we are simply better armed fanatics salivating in anticipation of our God’s call to war against the infidels and their idols. But one fanatic’s idol is another fanatic’s God, and religious war is always percolating beneath the surface of human affairs."
"Matters become clear when we realize that the Greek name Barabbas comes from the Aramaic Bar Abbas, Son of the Father, and that according to early manuscripts of Matthew’s Gospel the first name of Barabbas was Jesus."
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