Sayers reminds us that the people who surrounded Jesus in the Gospels were real people who had their own lives and concerns. They encountered Him within a specific time and specific cultural pressures. They made choices about Him with the little information they had – unlike us, who know the end of the story. Caiaphas and Pilate did not condemn Jesus to death so they could fulfill prophecy, but as an expedient way to protect their own interests in unstable times.Read more
About: Katy Wehr
Katy Wehr wrote her PhD dissertation on The Man Born to be King by Dorothy L. Sayers and graduated from the University of St Andrews' Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts in Scotland. She is currently working on a related book and has published a number of scholarly articles about Sayers. She is also a folk musician and has a recent album on women in the Gospels entitled And All the Marys. Information about her research and music can be found at www.katywehrmusic.com.
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