Bible Study for Amateurs #45 – Barabbas, Jesus?

In the Gospels of Mark, Luke, and John, the crowds want Pilate to release Barabbas. But in Matthew, the crowd wants them to release Jesus Barabbas. What in the world is going on there? 

Works Cited:

Robert E. Moses, “Jesus Barabbas, a Nominal Messiah? Text and History in Matthew 27.16-17,” New Testament Studies 58 (2011), pp. 43-56.

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