402 Review of Books / Journal for the Study of Judaism 38 (2007) 342-449 Herod Antipas in Galilee: Th e Literary and Archaeological Sources on the Reign of Herod Antipas and Its Socio-Economic Impact on Galilee. By Morten Hørning Jen- sen. (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2.Reihe 215). Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck 2006. Pp. xv, 316. Paperback. € 59.00. ISBN 3-16- 148967-5. Th is book is Jensen’s slightly revised doctoral dissertation, completed under Per Bilde in the Faculty of Th eology at the University of Aarhus. Th e subtitle accurately captures the study’s purpose, which is to combine literary and archaeo- logical sources in order to evaluate Antipas’ rule, in particular to assess its socio- economic impact on Galilee. In the end, Jensen concludes that “Herod Antipas was a minor ruler with a moderate impact” (254). Why then devote a 316-page study to an insigniﬁcant historical ﬁgure? Lurking in the background of Herod Antipas in Galilee is the historical Jesus, and the intensely-debated and diverse depictions of Galilee proposed by New Testament scholars. Although Jensen refrains from discussing, much less advocating, any particular historical Jesus, his study begins and ends with the current Jesus quest and the role of
Journal for the Study of Judaism – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2007
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