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The Brother of Jesus: The Dramatic Story & Meaning of the First Archaeological Link to Jesus & His Family
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The Brother of Jesus: The Dramatic Story & Meaning of the First Archaeological Link to Jesus & His Family

By Shanks, Hershel; Witherington III, Ben

U.S.A: HarperCollins Publisher, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback Sixth Printing of First Edition Hardcover Book and Jacket in Fine Condition. Foreword by Andre Lemaire. The discovery of a limestone burial box outside of ancient Jerusalem with the inscription "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus", was an amazing archaeological find. This was a twenty-inch long ossuary box such as was used by first century Jews to hold the bones of the dead. Archaeologists and leading New Testament expert Ben Witherington III reveal here what the discovery means for understanding the Bible and also what it shows about the family of Jesus and the earliest Christians and fundamental beliefs held by the Church today. 223 pages. 6.25 x 9.5 inches. 2003, HarperCollins Publisher, USA

$10.36

Secrets of the Bible
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Secrets of the Bible

By Editors of Archaeology Magazine; Introduction By Neil Asher Silberman

USA: Hatherleigh Press, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback First Printing Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition. No Dust Jacket. Clean, unmarked, tight & solid, square with sharp corners. In binding of black paper-wrapped boards with gilt titles. Eight full color plates and b/w illustrations, charts and diagrams throughout. No defects. Archaeology has become the essential tool for understanding the world of the Bible. Readers will discover how the study of archaeological sites in Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and neighboring regions will help to understand and give unique perspectives on the related but different civilizations of the Canannites, Phoenicians, Philistines and other Near Eastern peoples who appear prominently in the Old Testament, This book provides wide-ranging glimpses at the ongoing archaeological search for the Bible. (Information from the Introduction). 217 pages with Index. 9.25 x 7.25 inches. Hatherleigh Press, new York, 2004.

$11.10