Killing Jesus Setting

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
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Rome

Rome is the setting of several chapters early in the book to provide background information on the empire that ruled during the era. The Roman Empire ruled Jerusalem at the time, and they were known for their cruelty.

Bethlehem

Bethlehem is the small town in Judea, near Jerusalem, where Jesus was born, but Joseph flees with Mary and Joseph when he has a vision of Herod slaughtering the infants.

Jerusalem

Jerusalem, the novel's main setting, is the hub of Jewish culture, and as this is where the Temple is located, thousands of pilgrimages journey here annually to celebrate Passover.

Nazareth

Nazareth is the town in Judea where Jesus is raised as the son of Joseph, and after Joseph's death, Jesus takes over his carpentry business.

Jordan River

John the Baptist baptizes Jews in the Jordan River as he preaches about the imminent coming of the messiah. When he...

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