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Jesus & the Forgotten City: New Light on Sepphoris and the Urban World of Jesus

By: Richard A. Batey

Price: $23.55

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Baker: 1991

Seller ID: 4040702

ISBN: 0801010160

Condition: Used As New


Did Jesus spend his youth in an isolated village? Or was he immersedin a world of commerce, provincial government, and the arts? Traditionally Jesus is pictured as "a rural son of the Galilean countryside whose only urban excursion was to Jerusalem," relates noted historian Paul L. Maier in the foreword. "Richard A. Batey finds that portrait faulty," Maier continues. "In these intriguing pages, he overlays a fresh dimension of cosmopolitan culture onto the image of Jesus, bursting the bucolic frame that has thus far tended to delimit it. The ruins of the palace, colonnades, forum, theater, ... View more info