Jesus and His World Paperback
The Archaeological Evidence
by Craig A. Evans;
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Jesus and His World
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- How accurate are the Gospel accounts of first-century Galilee and Judea?
- Has the tomb of Jesus really been found?
Informed by the latest archaeological research, and illustrated throughout with photographs of key findings, this fascinating book opens up the subject for people of all religious backgrounds. It will help readers gain a much clearer and more accurate picture of life in the Roman world during first century, and enable them to understand and critique the latest theories – both sober and sensational – about who Jesus was and what he stood for.
Jesus and His World by Craig A. Evans was published by SPCK in February 2012 and is our 32673rd best seller. The ISBN for Jesus and His World is 9780281060979.
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Jesus and His WorldSu Reid, via The Good Book Stall
This wide-ranging, accessible and ambitious book gathers information from many sources to reinforce inferences about Jesus’ worldly life and times that might be made from the Gospels. It uses evidence from archaeological digs, museum collections, early fragments including material from Qumran, and non-canonical and secular texts from the early centuries of the Christian era. From this it assembles accounts of five aspects of Jesus’ society: possible contexts of his childhood in Nazareth; religious practices in the synagogues; the power and authority of the priests and the temple; burial practices; and, most interesting of all, evidence of widespread literacy. In two short appendices it also discusses evidence about the details of Jesus’ tomb and even of his appearance. The overall conclusion, broadly, is that the accounts of Jesus’ human experience in the Gospels are validated by such historical evidence as is cited here.
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|Page last updated||3rd September 2016|
|Author / Artist||Craig A. Evans|
|Publisher||SPCK (February 2012)|
|Number of Pages||144|