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By David L. Balch,Annette Weissenrieder

How are archaeology and artwork concerning figuring out New testomony texts, for instance, narratives of the Lord's Supper and different food? a world workforce of archaeologists, artwork historians, and New testomony students examine the functionality of areas in Roman homes and temples in Pompeii, Herculaneum, Corinth, Rome, Ostia, Ephesus, and Judaea. one other predicament is extra totally to appreciate the connection among diversified architectural kinds, Roman domus, villae, and insulae, in terms of Paul's letters and the gospels, with a view to let proficient interpretation of management, meal customs, social relationships, and ethics in these contested spaces.

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