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Jesus and His World: An Archaeological & Cultural Dictionary
John J. Rousseau and Rami Arav
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Two biblical scholars and archaeologists combine history and research to reveal stunning, new insights into the life and times of the historical Jesus. Inside the pages of this book you will find:
Through these you will gain a better understanding of:
Designed for teachers, students, and general readers, this book offers reliable and up-to-date information about important sites, persons, customs, and other facts of life that are important for understanding Jesus and his cultural setting. Each of the 108 entries contains scripture references, general information, archaeological data, and the implications for Jesus research. Also includes tables, charts, glossary, bibliography, indexes, and more.
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About the Authors
Rami Arav was Research Associate at the Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa, and he participated in the archaeological survey of Israel. He now directs the Bethsaida excavation. John J. Rousseau is Research Associate at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a Fellow of the Jesus Seminar and co-director of the Bethsaida excavation.
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