Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus

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"In Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit Jodi Magness unearths 'footprints' buried in both archaeological and literary evidence to shed new light on Jewish daily life in Palestine from the mid-first century b.c.e. to 70 c.e. the time and place of Jesus' life and ministry. Magness analyzes recent archaeological discoveries from such sites as Qumran and Masada together with a host of period texts, including the New Testament, the works of Josephus, and rabbinic teachings. Layering all these sources together, she reconstructs in ...

Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus 2011, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802865588

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