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By Carl E. Savage

In his illuminating, well-researched e-book interpreting the positioning of Et-Tell, often referred to as Bethsaida, Carl E. Savage explores archaeological proof to provide readers a portrait of the non secular ideals and practices of the group dwelling close to the north shore of the ocean of Galilee in the course of the first century CE. within the research of the cultural and social matrix of the 1st century within the Galilee, students have usually prioritized written resources over archaeological facts simply because written assets appear to give a contribution extra on to an figuring out of the non secular ideals and practices of a neighborhood. although, there exist many competing perspectives of the panorama in the course of that point end result of the various interpretations of the textual assets. utilizing archaeological info from Bethsaida itself, Savage investigates the cloth practices of Bethsaida's old population, describing those practices as major signs in their feel of position either ideologically and geographically. He evaluates the old plausibility of varied social reconstructions for the quarter, and unearths that the picture that emerges of first-century Bethsaida is one just like these of different Jewish groups within the Galilee.

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