Zeichmann’s study gives helpful insight in the military in Palestine. . . . Zeichmann’s study is quite valuable and debunks several popular ideas in NT scholarship.
In this stimulating and needed book, Christopher Zeichmann brings into focus a neglected but important topic in New Testament studies. He identifies the complexities and diverse depictions of the Roman army in NT writings and highlights a variety of perspectives. Not everyone will find all the analysis convincing but the discussion is insightful, researched, and significant.