Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee, vol. 2

Rami Arav & Richard Freund, eds.

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The Bethsaida Excavations Project is uncovering one of the most important New Testament sites lost to the world since the first century. (Vol. 2)

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Bethsaida, Vol. 2

The Bethsaida Excavations Project is uncovering one of the most important New Testament sites lost to the world since the first century. Volume two reports on archaeological and geological findings from 1994–1996 and the cultural/historical context of the findings.

Charts, photos, drawings, and maps help present this useful archaeological data.

Contents

Part 1—Archaeology and Geology of Bethsaida
Bethsaida Excavations: Preliminary Report, 1994–1996.....Rami Arav
Catastrophic Geomorphic Processes and Bethsaida Archaeology, Israel.....John F. Shroder Jr., Michael P. Bishop, Kevin J. Cornwell, Moshe Inbar
Bethsaida Iron Age Ceramics.....Gloria London and Robert Shuster
Two First-Millennium Cylinder Seals from Bethsaida (et-Tell).....Baruch Brandl
The Coins of the Tetrarch Philip and Bethsaida.....Arie Kindler
The Coin Finds at the Excavations of Bethsaida.....Arie Kindler
The Fishing Implements and Maritime Activities of Bethsaida-Julias (et-Tell).....Sandra Fortner

Part 2—Literature of Bethsaida
An Introduction to the Excavations of Bethsaida (et-Tell) from a New Testament Perspective.....Heinz-Wolfgang Kuhn
The Two Maacahs.....Ketziah Spanier
The Honorific Naming of Bethsaida-Julias.....John T. Greene
A Tale of Two Julias: Julia, Julias, and Josephus.....Mark D. Smith
The Destruction of Bethsaida: The Evidence of 2 Esdras 1:11.....Fred Strickert
Bethsaida and a First-Century House Church?.....Mark Appold
Medieval Pilgrim Accounts of Bethsaida and the Bethsaida Controversy.....Elizabeth McNamer
The Incense Shovel of Bethsaida and Synagogue Iconography in Late Antiquity.....Richard A. Freund

Authors

Rami Arav is director of excavations and research for the Bethsaida Excavations Project, and professor of religion and foreign languages at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Richard A. Freund is project director of the Bethsaida Excavations Project, and director of the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford.

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