Life In Jesus' Time

Image
00:00

April 12-19 Podcast

Scott Korb discusses life in first-century Palestine.
Life in Year One is not a book about Jesus, but about the time in which Jesus lived, explains author Scott Korb. What did people eat, where did they work and worship, and what was their relationship to Roman authorities? Few historical records of the time exist, so looking back at this era requires moral imagination--a habit that, if cultivated properly, could help readers connect to the poor and destitute of our own time.
Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.

Advertisement

The latest from america

Our Jan. 9 guest is Paul Mariani, S.J.
America This WeekJanuary 09, 2019
This week our guest is Jack Bentz, S.J.
America This WeekJanuary 02, 2019
This week's guest is James Martin, S.J.
America This WeekDecember 19, 2018
This week's guest is Father Richard J. Clifford, S.J.
America This WeekDecember 12, 2018