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Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit

Jodi Magness

Paperback 2011-04-12

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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 detail a fascinating variety of everyday activities - dining customs, Sabbath observance, fasting, toilet habits, burial customs, and more.

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Publisher Description

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 detail a fascinating variety of everyday activities - dining customs, Sabbath observance, fasting, toilet habits, burial customs, and more.

Koorong Code317524
ISBN0802865585
EAN9780802865588
Pages375
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryReference
PublisherEerdmans
Publication DateApr 2011
Dimensions24 x 152 x 228mm
Weight0.51kg