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Evans takes on many sensational claims that have been proposed in recent books and peddled in the media, and uses actual archaeological findings to uncover the truth about several key pieces of Jesus' world. For example, what was the village of Nazareth actually like in the time of Jesus? Did synagogues really exist, as the Gospels say? What does archaeology tell us about the ruling priests who condemned Jesus to death? Has the tomb of Jesus really been found, as has been claimed?
Evans' engaging prose enables all readers to understand and critique the latest theories--both the sober and the sensational--about who Jesus was and how he lived and died.
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2013
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This new paperback edition includes an additional appendix with questions for discussion and reflection, making it ideal for both group and individual study.
Craig A. Evans is Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Acadia Divinity College, Acadia University, in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. The author or editor of more than fifty books and hundreds of articles, Evans is a regular guest on many national media outlets, including NBC, The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, and BBC. He is an internationally distinguished authority and lecturer on the historical Jesus. For more information, visit craigaevans.com.
Graham CudlippPrescott, OntarioAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Super backgroud to the Bible mini seriesApril 19, 2013Graham CudlippPrescott, OntarioAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I bought this book after hearing that Dr Evans assisted Mark and Rona with the Bible mini series.
I was not disappointed in learning more about the times of our Lord.
YoteWhittier, CAAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Presents important N T archaeological facts.April 3, 2013YoteWhittier, CAAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I appreciate Craig Evan because of his extensive knowledge of the archaeological data and for his taking the New Testament writings as serious historical documents.