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Ad 33: The Year That Changed the World

Hardback|Jan 2007
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In this breathtaking book we find out about events in the Roman empire and beyond in order to obtain a picture of the historical setting of the year of Christ's death.


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In this breathtaking book we find out about events in the Roman empire and beyond in order to obtain a picture of the historical setting of the year of Christ's death.
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What was the world like in that momentous year, the year of Jesus' death? What is the history that lies behind the Gospel texts? Supplemented by maps, charts and timelines, this richly detailed book reveals what the world that saw the inauguration of Christianity was like. In this breathtaking book we follow the events in the Roman Empire and beyond to obtain a vivid picture of the year of Jesus' death. Market/Audience General readers Readers of church history History buffs People investigating Christianity Students and professors of church history Features and Benefits Fictional vignettes interspersed through the whole book add colour. Includes maps, chronology and an index. Nothing else in print looks at this whole year in isolation. Strong religious title for Lent/Easter. Accessible approach that assumes no prior knowledge of these events.
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How did Jesus shape history? In AD 33 an obscure religious teacher died a criminal's death in a distant outpost of the Roman Empire Yet this was an event with world-changing consequences What was the world like in that momentous year? Colin Duriez's compelling book brings to life events in the Roman Empire and beyond
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Colin Duriez

Colin Duriez is a well-known authority on C.S. Lewis, and the author of The C.S. Lewis Encyclopedia, A Field Guide to Narnia, Tolkien and C.S. Lewis and He frequently lectures on both radio and television about the author's life and works. His most recent works are Francis Schaeffer: An Authentic Life and Field Guide To Harry Potter.

  • :maps And Plansprefaceprologue: Two Kings, Two Kingdoms
  • 1. Papyri And Puzzles
  • The East2. Tiberius And The Eastern Empire
  • Near Jerusalem3. The Road Of Courage: Jesus Of Nazareth, Early Spring A.d. 33
  • Rome4. Tiberius And The Shadow Of Sejanus
  • Jerusalem5. Darkness At Noon (march 28-april 3)6. The Glory Of The Temple7. Fifty Days: Prelude To Changing The World (april 5-may 23)
  • The Wider World8. The Western Empire9. Past The Boundaries Of Empire10. Beyond The Ends Of The Earth
  • Jerusalem11. Simon Peter: The Birth Of The Church (pentecost, May 24)
  • Rome12. Agrippina (sunday, October 18)
  • Jerusalem13. New Conflict In Jerusalem: Stephen And Saul
  • A World In The Making14. What Happened Next?
  • Chronologydating A.d. 33chronology Of The Period (44 B.c. To A.d. 70)chronology Of A.d. 33acknowledgmentsnotesbibliographyindex

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