I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in these types of books.
Images scattered throughout the book provide emphasis and context for each of the author's points, the prose is very readable, and the organization is well done.
I very much recommend this book, and look forward to reading other works by Paul Maier.
Paul Maier knows his ancient history. He is able to combine this with his Bible knowledge and archaeology to present a credible case for the historical Jesus and the Christian... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Theresa Ip Froehlich
Excellent Read, So wonderful to learn historic events and how people lived. Wouldn't find this in any regular history class.Published 8 months ago by Julie Guhl
Well written by Paul Meyer, Professor of Ancient History. He compares the Biblical writings with Secular history during the time of the early Christian church. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Virginia A. LaBahn
I viewed the video Prof.Maier had made and he talked about the book, and the book reinforces the video. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Bill Diersen
Dr. Maier is a wonderful author, and has a true gift in bringing Scripture into focus with historical facts and fascinating insights.Published 13 months ago by Christopher
I am sure this will help complete my studies. The books are such a compliment to what we are learning about the Bible and history.Published 16 months ago by P. Ely
This is a excellent book. I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in these types of books. Paul Mayer is an outstanding author.Published 16 months ago by Connie A. Baker
The life of Jesus did not take place in a vacuum. Maier presents the historical background to these first century events. Read morePublished 23 months ago by PEN Name
Interesting to read if only to learn information pertinent to Christian religious values. Reading this novel will be more enjoyable than watching most television programs,Published on September 6, 2012 by Visitante