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Historical Context

09/20 | The scrolls were written during a time of significant turmoil and strife between the Greek-influenced elite and the more traditional Jewish populations of Judea. From the time of Alexander the   Read more…

What Happened When

09/20 | The Dead Sea Scrolls have a long, complicated and mysterious history and many “facts” have been lost in the intervening years. The following list describes the events surrounding the discovery   Read more…

World’s Great Libraries Go Digital

09/19 | When Johannes Gutenberg’s 1455 Latin Bible became the first book printed using movable type, it started a revolution by making literature (especially the Bible) easier to produce and   Read more…

A “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” on a Coptic Papyrus

09/19 | On Tuesday, September 18th, 2012, early Christianity scholar Karen L. King of the Harvard Divinity School announced the discovery of a Coptic papyrus fragment that includes the text “Jesus   Read more…

Massive Mosaic Uncovered in Roman Cilicia

09/18 | University of Nebraska, Lincoln archaeologists have exposed the largest Roman mosaic ever discovered in Cilicia. The 16,000-square-foot mosaic was uncovered during the excavation of the ancient city Antiochia ad Cragum   Read more…

Scroll Spotlight

09/17 | Discover more about The Book of Enoch, The Temple Scroll and The War Scroll and their fascinating contents   Read more…

Willing but Weak: Mind over Matter?

09/17 | It is Jesus to whom we are indebted for the thought that lies behind the well-known saying, “The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak” (Matthew 26:41). Jesus’ exact   Read more…

Jesus, Paul and the Gospels

09/13 | Sean Freyne reviews “Jesus, Paul and the Gospels” by James D.G. Dunn.   Read more…

Who Really Invented the Alphabet—Illiterate Miners or Educated Sophisticates?

09/13 | Scholars Anson Rainey and Orly Goldwasser debate who really invented the alphabet—illiterate miners or educated sophisticates.   Read more…

Using the Bible as a Reference for a Testable Hypothesis

09/11 | Biblical archaeologists take part in a heated debate when deciding which archaeological sources to use. Should material culture be the sole basis for creating a testable hypothesis? Can an archaeologist   Read more…


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