Was Jesus Married?

The Case From The New Testament

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Pub Date Mar 02 2022 | Archive Date Aug 31 2023

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Lee Wilson brings the historical Jesus into focus on a matter whose time has come with eye opening information that skeptics should consider before forming an opinion. -Vincent Mallozzi, The New York Times

Was Jesus married? "No, of course not!" It’s one of those things you’ve always been told—that Jesus was unmarried and celibate, and “everybody” knows it. End of story and case closed. Or is it?

Can you prove it? Can you quote a Bible verse that says that Jesus was single? Is there a prophecy that says Jesus had to be unmarried or else he couldn’t be the Messiah? In fact, is there any evidence whatsoever that Jesus was single or is it just something that you have assumed based on what you have been told your entire life? Now we’re getting somewhere.

“Because that’s what we’ve always said,” isn’t nearly a good enough answer. But you say, “The Bible doesn’t say that Jesus was married,” and you are right in that it doesn’t say that directly, but it also doesn’t directly say that he was single. So, if we are being completely honest, the claim that Jesus was married has equal footing with the claim that he was single. Or maybe there is actually a case to be made from the pages of the Bible that he was married rather than single.

This book will show you evidence that Jesus was married from within the pages of the New Testament. You’ll also learn the motive behind the portrayal of an unmarried Jesus that has been engrained in so many. After giving this book an honest read, if you still think there is not a case to be made that Jesus was married, then you may return to believing that he was single and celibate. Until then, it’s time to start proving that Jesus was single or else stop claiming it like it’s gospel truth, because it’s not.

Strongly sourced and researched, Wilson has created something eye opening, being one of the first mainstream Christians to take an unbiased look at the long-held presumption that Jesus was not married. I challenge you to read this book and try to see Jesus the same way you saw him before! -James Russell Lingerfelt, Master of Theology, Pepperdine University

Lee Wilson brings the historical Jesus into focus on a matter whose time has come with eye opening information that skeptics should consider before forming an opinion. -Vincent Mallozzi, The New York...

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In Was Jesus Married? Lee Wilson presents a thought-provoking exploration of a question that has intrigued scholars and skeptics alike. With meticulous research and a balanced approach, Wilson delves into the possibility of Jesus' marital status, challenging the assumptions that have prevailed for centuries. While readers may not all agree with the author's conclusions, the book serves as a testament to Wilson's dedication to uncovering historical and biblical insights. Wilson's unbiased perspective and thorough analysis shed light on an aspect of Jesus' life that has often been overlooked or dismissed. Regardless of one's beliefs, this book encourages readers to engage with an open mind and consider the evidence presented, offering new avenues for thought and discussion.

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Hey, you won't believe what I just read! Was Jesus Married? The Case From The New Testament by Lee Wilson is like a bombshell for your brain. It's all about digging into whether Jesus was married or not—like, what if we've been picturing him all wrong this whole time? The author totally shakes things up, and even if you don't end up agreeing with everything, it's seriously eye-opening. I mean, have you ever thought about it? Like, can you actually prove Jesus was single? And can you prove he wasn't married?

The cool thing is, Wilson doesn't just drop his opinions and run. Nope, he dives deep into research and takes a hard look at what the Bible actually says (or doesn't say). He's not forcing you to think a certain way, but he's giving you a bunch of stuff to chew on. And guess what? He's not the only smarty-pants saying this. There are other folks in the academic world who are on this train too. So, if you're up for a total mind bend and a new perspective on a super old story, this book's for you. Just don't be surprised if you end up questioning everything you thought you knew!

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