Daily Life in the New Testament, 1st Edition

  • James W. Ermatinger
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  • ISBN-10: 0313341761
  • ISBN-13: 9780313341762
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 156 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Explores the social and material culture of ancient Palestine during the era of the biblical New Testament. Topics include pre-Messianic Judaism; political and religious groups; peasant life and agriculture; Roman occupation; work and labor; and Greek, Latin, and Persian influences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Geographical and Historical Overview.
2: Daily Life of Geographical Groups in Palestine.
3: Nonreligious Influences: Language, Art, and Hellenistic Culture.
4: Pre–Messianic Judaism: Worship and Temple Practices.
5: Expectations of the Messiah.
6: Trades and Professions.
7: Rural Life and Urban Life.
8: Family Life and Living Conditions.
9: Roman Occupation.
10: Conclusion.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.