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Jesus and His World: An Archaeological & Cultural Dictionary
John J. Rousseau and Rami Arav

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Format: Paperback, 392pp.
ISBN: 0800628055
Publisher: Fortress Press
Pub. Date: February 1995

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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:
  • Photographs
  • Maps
  • Distances and conversion tables
  • Chronological and genealogical charts
  • Lists of rulers
  • Glossary, Bibliography, Indexes

Through these you will gain a better understanding of:
  • SITES from the Fortress Antonia to Pantera's Tombstone
  • ARTIFACTS AND DOCUMENTS from the Cave of Letters to the Gospel of Thomas
  • HUMAN ACTIVITIES from Agriculture to Magic, Miracles and more

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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