[b-greek] Re: Historical novels for NT culture

From: Mark Goodacre (M.S.Goodacre@bham.ac.uk)
Date: Sun Jul 09 2000 - 21:18:40 EDT

On 9 Jul 00, at 19:46, Jonathan Robie wrote:

> I would be interested in knowing of interesting historical novels that
> accurately and vividly portray New Testament culture, architecture, and
> politics. Do such novels exist?

Have you tried Gerd Theissen's _The Shadow of the Galilean_ (ET,
London: SCM, 1987)? Rare in that it is a piece of fiction written by
a NT scholar.

Dr Mark Goodacre mailto:M.S.Goodacre@bham.ac.uk
Dept of Theology
University of Birmingham Fax.: +44 (0)121 414 6866
Birmingham B15 2TT Tel.: +44 (0)121 414 7512

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