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Final Days of Jesus The Archaeological Evidence

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ISBN-10: 0061458481

ISBN-13: 9780061458484

Edition: 2009

Authors: Shimon Gibson

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We all know that Jesus spent his last week in Jerusalem. In fact, it is from this small window of his final seven days that almost all historical data surrounding Jesus has been collected. Few theologians and historians have had direct access to the ancient buried city of Jerusalem, let alone to remains dating specifically from the time of Jesus. This book is the first book of its kind to examine the final days of Jesus using the full array of archaeological discoveries dug up in Jerusalem. Renowned archaeologist Shimon Gibson has been has been digging in Jerusalem since the 1970s and has been directly connected to every discovery pertaining to Jesus and the first century. And it is this…    
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/3/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Shimon Gibson is a senior associate fellow at the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem and an adjunct professor of archaeology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. During the past thirty years he has conducted numerous excavations and field surveys in different parts of Israel. He was the head of the research and scientific reports department of the Israel Antiquities Authority from 1995 to 1999.

Introduction
The Road to Jerusalem
Raising a Dead Man
Festivities at the House of God
Signs and Wonders at Bethesda and Siloam
The Heavy Hand of the Law: A Trial
The Split in the Tree: A Crucifixion
The Burial of Jesus
Who Moved the Stone?
Conclusion
Excursus: The Talpiot Tomb and the "James" Ossuary
Notes
Acknowledgments
Bibliography
List of Illustrations
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Writings
Index