Simon the Zealot

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Noun1.Simon the Zealot - one of the twelve Apostles (first century)Simon the Zealot - one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
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Although he preached nonviolence, Jesus chose an apostle, Simon the Zealot, who, according to tradition, was part of a political movement that used violence in its quest to overthrow the Roman occupiers.
In Acts we read, "When they had entered the city, they went to the room upstairs where they were staying, Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James.
Corey Johnson as the beleaguered judge, Jessika Williams as street poet Saint Monica, lone LAByrinth transplant Ron Cephas Jones as Pontius Pilate, and John MacMillan as both Simon the Zealot and the browbeaten bailiff all make a strong impact.