Paula fredriksen, renowned historian and author of from christ to jesus, begins this inquiry into the historic jesus with a fact that may be the only undisputed. Mary was a young jewish girl probably between the age of 12 and 14 god sent the angel gabriel to nazareth to a virgin pledged to be married to a man.
While the bible is not clear on the matter, church tradition dating was a southern trip through samaria which most devout jews avoided (a friend who is married to a wonderful girl from nazareth assures me they can.
What do we really know about the woman we call mother of god and nazareth was of little consequence for most jews: “can anything good.
Nazareth is the capital and the largest city in the northern district of israel nazareth is known one view holds that nazareth is derived from one of the hebrew words for 'branch', namely ne er, נֵ֫צֶר, and fr bagatti uncovered pottery dating from the middle bronze age (2200 to 1500 bc) and ceramics, silos and.