Scribes, Pharisees, people of the land . . . making sense of the biblical characters surrounding Jesus requires navigating a labyrinth of different cultural, religious, political, and economic realities. Simmons sets them in context by providing a historical analysis of major Jewish and Greco-Roman groups. Includes color photographs of ancient sites and archaeological discoveries. 350 pages, hardcover from Hendrickson.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 350 Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN-13: 9781565638778 Availability: In Stock