Title

Jesus and Sepphoris: Missing Link or Negative Evidence?

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

1997

Publication Details

This book chapter was originally published as:

McIver, R. K. (1997). Jesus and sepphoris: Missing link or negative evidence? In D. Merling (Ed.), To understand the scriptures: Essays in honor of William H. Shea (pp. 221-232). Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University, Institute of Archaeology.

ISBN: 0964206021

Abstract

This paper explores anew the possible connections between Jesus and Sepphoris, together with the contributions that Sepphoris makes to our understanding of the historical Jesus. It will do so by first considering the prima facie case for linking Jesus with Sepphoris despite the fact that Sepphoris is no where mentioned in the New Testament.

It will then examine what archaeologists have discovered about first century AD Sepphoris, after which it will take opportunity to evaluate the implications the discoveries at Sepphoris have for our understanding of Jesus.

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