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Daily Life at the Time of Jesus

4.41 of 5 stars 4.41  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Vivid, original illustrations of life during New Testament times in the Holy Land and the most significant archaeological finds of the past half-century, combined to bring alive the times of Jesus in a novel and fascinating way. From the inspiring historical background of the unique period which has affected the lives of so many to the succinct, in-depth explanations that ...more
Paperback, 101 pages
Published April 30th 2004 by Palphot (first published February 2001)
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"Daily Life at the Time of Jesus" gives Bible background information about daily life that helps readers better understand some things that are referred to in the gospels. The author based her information on ancient writings, the New Testament, and archeological findings. The text was accompanied by full-color maps of Israel, photographs taken around Israel and of archeological items, and illustrated artist reconstructions of daily life and buildings. There was also a timeline (with 4 B.C. for H ...more
Great materiel for adults and kids, alike! Worth reading. Well done in literary style, research and illustration!
Jul 21, 2008 Monica rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone that wants to learn about this topic.
The pictures are wonderful. They helped me to picture what Israel was like during the time of Jesus' life. I think that it is a wonderful book for adults and children. Its not too long and not too long winded.
Cecilia Moar
Good resource for learning what it was like in Judah and Galilee in the first century CE.
Interesting and had lots of pictures and easy explanations.
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