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The Galilean Economy in the Time of Jesus (Society of Biblical Literature (Numbered)) (Early Christianity and Its Literature)

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In order to provide an up-to-date report and analysis of the economic conditions of first-century C.E. Galilee, this collection surveys recent archaeological excavations (Sepphoris, Yodefat, Magdala, and Khirbet Qana) and reviews results from older excavations (Capernaum). It also offers both interpretation of the excavations for economic questions and lays out the ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 1st 2013 by Society of Biblical Literature (first published May 1st 2013)
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Brian Leport
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This volume attempts to catch readers up to speed on recent developments in the study of first century Galilee. It makes quite obvious that different methods of interpreting the evidence will results in different understandings of the economy and politics of Galilee. For those who've been shaped by Crossan, Reed, Horsley, et al., regarding Jesus' socio-economic status as a Galilean these essays are necessary for obtaining a broader, more updated, more nuanced picture of what archaeologist and ...more
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