Enter the Time of Jesus: Resources

Mount Tabor: Place of the Transfiguration of Jesus

Historically speaking, the time of Jesus is also known as the Second Temple Period or the Roman Period.

Learn about the Bible and time of Jesus with fictional and non-fictional resources

Biblical Fiction Books

  • Chronicles of the Kings series by Lynn Austin
  • The Restoration Chronicles series by Lynn Austin
  • Acts of Faith Series by Davis Bun and Janet Okei
  • The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain
  • AD 30 by Ted Decker
  • AD 33 by Ted Decker
  • The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas.
  • Jerusalem’s Queen by Angela Hunt
  • The Sword and the Serpent by Taylor R. Marshall
  • A Lineage of Grace by Francine Rivers
  • The Mark of the Lion Series by Francine Rivers
  • Sons of Encouragement by Francine Rivers
  • The Scroll by Miriam Feinberg Vamosh
  • Paul by Walter Wangerin Jr

Biblical Non-Fiction Books

  • Jesus of Nazareth by Pope Benedict XVI
  • Walking the Jesus Trail by Anna Dintaman and David Landis
  • Sketches of a Jewish Social Life by Alfred Edershiem
  • Walking with God by Tim Gray and Jeff Cavins
  • The Nazareth Jesus Knew by Joel Kauffman
  • Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  • All the Women of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer
  • Scripture Footnotes by George Martin
  • The New and Complete Works of Josephus Trans: William Whiston; Intro and Commentary: Paul L. Maier
  • The Mystery of Jesus Christ by F Ocariz, L.F. Mateo Seco and J.A. Riestra
  • Jewish Roots of Mary by Dr. Brant Pitre
  • Jewish Roots of the Eucharist by Dr. Brant Pitre
  • The Life of Christ by Archbishop Fulton Sheen
  • Daily Life at the Time of Jesus by Miriam Feinberg Vamosh
  • Food at the Time of the Bible by Miriam Feinberg Vamosh


  • Apostolic Letter, “Mulieris Dignitatem”–JPII on the Dignity and vocation of women on the occasion of the Marian year
  • The Bible Timeline Pamphlet by Jeff Cavins and Sarah Christmyer
  • Feasts of the Bible Pamphlet by Rose Publishing
  • Footprints of God: Over Holy Ground Video Documentary by Steve Ray
  • The Nazareth Jesus Knew: A Television Series from Nazareth Village
  • Steinberg, Jonah. “From “a Pot of Filth” to a “hedge of Roses” (and Back): Changing Theorizations of Menstruation in Judaism.” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 13, no. 2 (1997): 5.
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