This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Annas - This character is a high priest ready for action. His warning that Christ's half-witted fans will get out of control (a phrase that could as easily apply to rock fans as apostles) has the desired effect on Caiaphas, convincing him to arrange the killing of this new radical religious leader, as he did John the Baptist.
Caiaphas - This character is the High Priest of the Pharisees, or Jewish priests. He wants to get rid of Jesus, for fear that the Romans will punish all Jews for the ruckus...
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