Review: A Week in the Fall of Jerusalem


518ApYLNpfLBen Witherington III is Jean R. Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary. Witherington is a world-class New Testament scholar and the author of over forty books, including Invitation to the New Testament: First Things, Isaiah Old and New: Exegesis, Intertextuality, and Hermeneutics, A Week in the Life of Corinth, and the present volume A Week in the Fall of Jerusalem.

A Week in the Fall of Jerusalem is a rich and thrilling display of historical fiction that blends a clear and faithful understanding of the ancient world with a sensible storyline that eclipses the historical gaps. Witherington knows the ancient world surrounding the fall of Jerusalem well and is able to captivate the attention of the reader to both instruct and entertain simultaneously. The readers acquainted with Witherington’s previous work A Week in the Life of Corinth will be familiar…

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