You can pick it up, read a chapter that sounds interesting and put it down.
While the title of this book may seem more exciting than the contents, the book did discuss each of the mentioned subjects.
Perhaps I carp too much since Magness is not a New Testament scholar and must rely on scholars in that field.
Just another dissertation turned into a book. Well documented but there is really only enough information here for a good journal article. Read morePublished 6 months ago by David Nimmo
An archaeologist puts a few aspects of ancient Jewish life under the magnifying glass.
With a strong interest in the time and place that this book examines, and having... Read more
I don't know who wrote the 'blurb', but he or she should go back to school. There was NO Territory called 'Palestine' in the period referred to (up to 70 CE). Read morePublished 18 months ago by Bunclody Senator
While the title of this book may seem more exciting than the contents, the book did discuss each of the mentioned subjects. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Susan