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The ancient boat from the Sea of Galilee exhibited at the Yigal Allon Museum at Kibbutz Ginosar speaks of pivotal times on the lake two millennia ago, when an itinerant rabbi walked its shores and sailed its waters with his followers, changing the world forever. Written by Shelley Wachsmann, the director of the excavation that uncovered the boat, Understanding the Boat from the Time of Jesus: Galilean Seafaring gives the non-expert reader an in-depth understanding of the boat and the story of its discovery. Most importantly, it illuminates Jesus’ ministry by helping us better understand seafaring and fishing on the Sea of Galilee in late antiquity.
Number of Pages: 40
Vendor: Carta Jerusalem
|Publication Date: 2015|
The ancient boat from the Sea of Galilee exhibited at the Yigal Allon Museum at Kibbutz Ginosar speaks of pivotal times on the lake two millennia ago, when an itinerant rabbi walked its shores and sailed its waters with his followers, and changed the world forever.
This volume aims to give the non-expert reader an in-depth understanding of the boat, the story of her discovery and excavation and, most importantly, her significance for illuminating Jesus' ministry by helping us better understand its contemporaneous milieu of seafaring and fishing on the Sea of Galilee.
Jimmy ReaganLeesville, SCAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Fascinating!December 12, 2015Jimmy ReaganLeesville, SCAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5No doubt this a specialty title, but when we stop and remember just how much of Christs ministry was by or on the Sea of Galilee, this is a fascinating title. Written by Shelley Wachsmann, this volume takes the discovery of a First Century Galilean boat that Mr. Wachsmann was part of and puts the whole idea of Galilean Seafaring in perspective.
The book begins with a background seafaring in NT times and even the legends of the area. All we know about travelers there from NT times to modern days is given. The rest of the book covers the discovery, the challenging excavation, and the careful preservation of this amazing discovery of a boat just like Jesus would have used.
Ill call this volumefun!
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