Re: Satan Re: [Slate] American Religious fervor, by the numbers

James Tauber (
Wed, 7 Jul 1999 14:58:28 +0800

> I assume the root of this idea is the claim that Jesus spoke Aramaic. I
> not qualified to judge whether that claim is plausible in terms of time
> geography, but I have certainly seen it in multiple places.

I don't think there is much doubt that Jesus spoke Aramaic. The open
question is what else he spoke. It is quite feasible that a rabbi of the
time would know Aramaic, Hebrew and Greek.


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