Aug 21, 1996 08:17 AM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <90D14F25A7@serv.peb.ufrj.br>, ABRANTES@serv.peb.ufrj.br
>We can not conclude that Gamaliel was a christian. At Acts 5:34 Gamaliel
>Daniel Rops (LEglise des apotres et des martyrs I,29) cites three hypothesis to
>a question of justice, the secret sympathy of Gamaliel towards christians, a
>desire of Gamaliel
>to to provoke embarass to saducees.
We cannot conclude that any of the apostles were Christians in the
modern sense of the term. For a long time in the beginning what *later*
became a separate religion was seen as a Jewish sect - which I believe
it was, at that time.
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