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Did Peter get Demoted? Was James the Real Leader of Ancient Christianity?

October 25, 2010
Did Peter get Demoted?  Was James the Real Leader of Ancient Christianity?

I recently finished the book Saint Peter: A Biography by Michael Grant.¬† I’ve heard a few scholars make the case that James, Jesus’ brother was the leader of the early Christian church rather than Peter, but I didn’t understand the reasoning behind that. ¬†Grant seems to believe that Peter got demoted following his well-known conflict […]

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