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Anna in the Bible

08/12 | Anna is one of the Bible’s most unusual women. Introduced at the end of the Birth Narrative (Luke 1:1-2:40), Anna concludes the sextet of named, pious Israelites surrounding the miraculous   Read more…

Judith: A Remarkable Heroine, Part 2

08/12 | This article continues Robin Gallaher Branch’s earlier post discussing the character Judith, the remarkable heroine of the book bearing her name.   Read more…

When Did Christianity Begin to Spread?

08/12 | How old is Christianity? Churches are among Biblical archaeology findings that hold the answer.   Read more…

Judith: A Remarkable Heroine

08/12 | The Book of Judith presents a truly remarkable heroine. Judith is introduced as a devout, shapely, beautiful and wealthy widow who exhibits characteristics equal to those of Israel’s finest warriors.   Read more…

Colorful Wall Paintings Excavated at Galilean Sepphoris

08/12 | For the first time at the ancient city of Sepphoris in Israel’s Galilee, wall painting fragments displaying figurative images have been discovered.   Read more…

The Animals Went in Two by Two, According to Babylonian Ark Tablet

08/10 | A recently translated Old Babylonian flood tablet describes how to build a circular ark.
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The Fishy Secret to Ancient Magdala’s Economic Growth

08/09 | Historical sources say that the export of salted fish at Magdala was so successful that it soon became a self-sustaining town. What does the archaeology reveal?   Read more…

Lydia and Tabitha in the Bible

08/08 | While the majority of the leaders of the early Christian church were men, the New Testament describes several prominent women leaders as well. Teresa Calpino analyzes two of these women—Tabitha   Read more…

Christmas Stories in Christian Apocrypha

08/02 | The modern Christmas nativity scene is drawn from apocryphal texts in addition to the infancy narratives of Matthew and Luke.   Read more…

No, No, Bad Dog: Dogs in the Bible

08/01 | Dogs—or celeb in Hebrew—were not well loved in the Bible. Given the negative associations with dogs, it is surprising that one of the great Hebrew spies bears this name.   Read more…


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