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  • Submitted: Sep 29 2012 08:02 AM
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  • Author: J. Julius Scott
  • theWord Version: 3.x - 4.x
  • Tab Name: Scott - Did Christians Flee to Pella?

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Author:
J. Julius Scott

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3.x - 4.x

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Scott - Did Christians Flee to Pella?

Did Jerusalem Christians Flee to Pella?
By J. Julius Scott
Archaeology Conference, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL (1998).

Evidence from Biblical, Historical,
Archaeological and Critical Studies

Abstract
Early Christian historians Eusebius and Epiphanius claim that prior to the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in A.D. 70 the Jerusalem Christians fled to the Decapolis city of Pella (note also Mar_13:14; Mat_24:15; Luk_21:20-22; cf. Luk_19:43-44). During the last half of the twentieth century critical scholars have debated the accuracy of this report. This paper summarizes the major arguments in the discussion and evaluates them against a restudy of the evidence presently available. It concludes that the ancient writers are more likely than modern doubters to be essentially correct.

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The reason that this seemingly inconsequential question is treated is as follows: In Matthew 24, Jesus told His followers that when they saw the "abomination of desolation" and the accompanying signs, they knew it was time to flee the city. If there is historical proof that the Jerusalem Christians fled the city en masse prior to the AD 70 destruction of Jerusalem, it lends major evidence that Jesus was speaking of the destruction of Jerusalem in this chapter (see also Matthew 24:34).

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