#156 The Rise of the Synagogue in Jewish Life

#156 The Rise of the Synagogue in Jewish Life

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According to the New Testament, Jesus preached in synagogues. But two thousand years ago, the Jerusalem Temple was the focal point of the Jewish religion. In this richly illustrated seminar, Jodi Magness, an archaeologist who specializes in ancient Palestine, explores the origins of the synagogue and how it became a prominent part of religious Jewish life in the centuries after the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 A.D. Enjoy our interview about life in the time of Jesus.

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