Posts tagged with ‘galilee’

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“Jesus the Galilean”

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Galilee in the Bible Jesus was born in Bethlehem and spent part of his youngest years in Egypt, possibly Alexandria. But his step-father Joseph and likely his mother Mary were from Nazareth, in the region of Galilee. This put them several days’ journey north from Jerusalem, which was not only the location of the Temple […]

Mary

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Galilee, like Judea, is hilly, and perched upon one of the steep hillsides was Nazareth. This mountain village was the home of a devout young maiden, of the name of Mary, who, at this time, was betrothed to a carpenter named Joseph. We may liken Jewish betrothal to that known as an engagement today. Her […]