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A Suffering Messiah: Consistent with the Hebrew Bible or a Christian Invention?

Part II: A suffering Messiah in Judaism and Christianity

Photo by Laura Siegal on Unsplash

Belief in a suffering Messiah before Jesus?

A victorious king, suffering servant, or both?

The Messiah: “the one they have pierced”?

Meaning of Zechariah 12

The Divine King

The Divine Pierced One

Psalm 22 in Jewish tradition

Meaning of Psalm 22

Servant of Isaiah 53: Israel?

Isaiah 53 about the Messiah?

The suffering and rejected servant

The vindicated servant




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Nick Meader

My background is in psychology, epidemiology and medical statistics. I’m mainly discussing here theology, philosophy of religion and mental health.