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This welcome study of the high priest Caiaphas first attempts to reconstruct what can be known of his life and circumstances and then examines the various presentations of the priest in the Gospels. The result is a glimpse into the complexities involved in understanding early Judaism. As lucid and engaging as it is learned, Caiaphas would work well for an adult education course, providing a much-needed alternative to the sensational presentations on offer elsewhere.
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