How did they Read the Bible in Jesus’ Time?
JANUARY 30, 2018
"As I began researching my latest book Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus, I realized that a basic question was a puzzle to me. How did people actually study their Bible in his time, considering that few people owned scrolls, and many (especially women) were illiterate? Ancient witnesses say that the Jews of Jesus’ time were quite knowledgeable of their Scriptures, our Old Testament. Where did they study and learn them?"