Pontius Pilate in History and Interpretation (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series)

Pontius Pilate in History and Interpretation (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series)

Helen K. Bond


This examine reconstructs the lifetime of Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor chargeable for the execution of Jesus. the 1st part offers the historic and archaeological heritage. the subsequent chapters examine six first-century authors: Philo, Josephus and the 4 gospel writers. each one bankruptcy asks how Pilate is getting used as a literary personality in every one paintings, why each one writer describes Pilate another way, and what this tells us concerning the dating among every one writer and the Roman kingdom.

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