A Week in the Fall of Jerusalem
:It's A.D. 70. And amidst smoke, clamor, and terror, Jerusalem is falling to the Romans, its temple being destroyed. As Jews and Christians try to escape the city, we travel with some of them through an imagined week of flight...
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:It's A.D. 70. And amidst smoke, clamor, and terror, Jerusalem is falling to the Romans, its temple being destroyed. As Jews and Christians try to escape the city, we travel with some of them through an imagined week of flight and faith. A scribe makes his way into Galilee in search of records of Jesus' life and teachings. A company of women, responding to a prophecy, travels the route to a new life in Pella. We see friends reunited, join a worship gathering of Jesus followers, and discover treasured manuscripts. In this imaginative and entertaining narrative, New Testament scholar Ben Witherington leads us behind the veil of centuries to see and experience the historical and social realities of this epochal event. Allowing the light of what we do know to conjure possible events, A Week in the Fall of Jerusalem is a fun and informative journey into the wrinkles and folds of a lost story.
Ben Witherington III (Ph.D., University of Durham, England) is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and is on the doctoral faculty at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland
He is the author of many books on the New Testament, including Women and the Genesis of Christianity (Cambridge University Press); Jesus the Sage (Fortress Press); The Jesus Quest (InterVarsity Press) and The Paul Quest (InterVarsity Press). With Hershel Shanks he is coauthor of The Brother of Jesus (HarperSanFrancisco), a book on the controversial James ossuary. A frequent contributor to Beliefnet.com, Witherington has also appeared on numerous TV news programs such as Dateline, 60 Minutes, 20/20 and the Peter Jennings ABC special Jesus and Paul--The Word and the Witness.
Dr Witherington has written a commentary on every book of the New Testament in a wide variety of series.
- :1. Where There’s Smoke
- 2. Miryam Of Pella
- 3. The Daughters Of Jerusalem
- 4. Sorrow And Woe
- 5. A Tale Of Lentils And Lentels
- 6. Levi’s Flight
- 7. Respite In Jericho
- 8. Prophecy And Interpretation
- 9. Visitors In Worship
- 10. The Parting Of The Ways
- 11. Julius Reports Back
- 12. The Travels And Travails Of Torah
- 13. The End Of Levi
- 14. Uncertain Paths
- 15. The House Of The Fisherman
- 16. Another Journey Begins
- 17. Of Spices And Snakes
- 18. The Secrets Of Bethsaida
- 19. The Remains Of The Week
- 20. Prayers And Providence
- 21. Old Scrolls And New Scrolls
- 22. Family Reunion
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