At the time of Jesus, there were two groups that had very different interpretations of the ancient manuscripts that have basically become the Old Testament. The mainstream interpretation of the Bible today is essentially what was taught by the Pharisees. But Jesus kept telling us their view was wrong. He sided with the Essenes (a much larger group at the time) who saw a totally different world through the ancient Hebrew symbols.
Discussion of the multiple meanings behind seemingly cryptic Biblical terms
Coming to Terms
Long Hair Did Jesus have it?
Steps (Going up the steps of the altar)