Bible Study Week 8

The Roman Empire


Dick LaFountain
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Scheduled to be Posted
on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 by 6 pm.

The Roman Empire

Lecture Notes - The Roman Empire

Lesson 8 is a continuation of our study of the events following the appearance of Herod the Great and Augustus Ceasar. The historical and culturalsetting of Jesus' birth is the Roman Empire, which controlled much of the world. Understanding the Roman Empire will help you understand the cultural settingin Israel and its antagonism toward the Romans. The Romans were a pagan power occupying their country. Think of it as a Nazi regime invading your own homeland with soldiers in the streets and Marshall law being declared. How would you feel? How would you react? What would you do?