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    DescriptionCraig A Evans helps all readers, expert and layperson alike to understand the importance this recent find might have for the quest for the historical Jesus and any historical reconstruction of early Christianity. Evans does this by providing an overview of the most important archaeological discoveries, before examining nine other inscriptions (six on ossuaries, three on stone slabs) that pertain in one way or another to the historical Jesus. He then surveys the arguments for and against the authenticity and identification of the recently discovered James Ossuary. Evans concludes his volume with a measured consideration of the historical value of the archaeological data afforded by the several inscriptions.


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    Title
    Jesus and the Ossuaries
    Subtitle
    What Jewish Burial Practices Reveal About the Beginning of Christianity
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Craig A. Evans
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 178
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 280 g
    Language
    English
    Hebrew
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780918954886
    ISBN 10: 0918954886
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BIC subject category V2: HRCA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000, REL072000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: RLVH
    Libri: I-RLVH
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 933.05
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    DC22: 933/.05
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    LC classification: DS111.9.E9
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    LC classification: DS111.9 .E93 2003
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    Thema V1.0: QRM, NHC, NKD
    Illustrations note
    3 illustrations, bibliog , index
    Publisher
    Baylor University Press
    Imprint name
    Baylor University Press
    Publication date
    01 November 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Waco
    Author Information
    Craig A Evans is the Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Acadia Divinity College, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is the author or editor of over 30 books on the New Testament and its Jewish backgrounds.
    Table of contents
    Preface; Introduction; Jewish Burial Practices in Late Antiquity; Inscriptions -- Non-Burial; Burial Inscriptions -- Themes; Burial Inscriptions -- Names; Significant Ossuaries for Research in the Historical Jesus; Conclusion.