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Biblical Archaeology Society Staff
Many manuscripts—literally, documents written by hand—from medieval Europe were supplemented with decorations that ranged from ornate initials and borders to illuminations that dominated the page. For a largely illiterate population, these illustrations often conveyed the essential meaning of the text more successfully than the words.
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Reviewed by Victor Paul Furnish
Victor Paul Furnish reviews "'Is This Not the Carpenter?' The Question of the Historicity of the Figure of Jesus" edited by Thomas L. Thompson and Thomas S. Verenna.