Friday, July 10, 2015

The Death of Judas Iscariot a Contradiction?

The Death of Judas is one of the most well known alleged Bible contradictions. A few years back I speculated that Matthew's description of Judas' death was typological and not literal because of the similarities between Judas' betrayal of Jesus and death and that of Ahithophel's betrayal of King David and his death. It turns out I'm not the only one who thought so. Here are links that argue along similar lines.

Video Versions

Part ONE

Part TWO

Part two addresses whether Judas or the chief priests purchased field.

Here's a defense for a more traditional harmonization.

How Did Judas Die?  by Steve Hays

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