Online View Yeshua bar Yosef vs Akiva bar Yosef

Rabbi Akiva is the founder of modern rabbinical Judaism. He was a fierce opponent of early Christianity and lobbied the Roman government to withdraw Jewish protections from Emperor worship from the Christian community leading to their martyrdom at the hands of Marcus Aurelius and other pagan despots. This chart compares the critical events of their lives.

Akiva was the son of a Roman convert to Judaism and I believe prophetically anticipated by Jesus in this stern verse in Matthew 23:15:

Woes to Scribes and Pharisees
… 15Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You traverse land and sea to win a single convert, and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much a son of hell as you are. 

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