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Early Christian Art Symbols Endure after Iconoclast Attack

01/14 | Depictions of fish and fishermen can be found in the colorful floor mosaics at the sixth-century C.E. basilica at Horvat Beit Loya. The mosaics were defaced by iconoclasts in the   Read more…

Were Mary and Joseph Married or Engaged at Jesus’ Birth?

01/12 | Were Mary and Joseph married or engaged when they traveled to Bethlehem? Biblical scholar Mark Wilson examines what the gospels say in this Bible History Daily guest post.   Read more…

Was Jesus’ Last Supper a Seder?

01/12 | Many assume that Jesus’ Last Supper was a Seder, the ritual Passover meal. Examine evidence from the synoptic Gospels with scholar Jonathan Klawans.   Read more…

Cain and Abel in the Bible

01/10 | World-renowned author and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel reflects on the Biblical figures Cain and Abel in a Supporting Roles column for Bible Review.   Read more…

Lilith

01/09 | In most manifestations of her myth, Lilith represents chaos, seduction and ungodliness. Yet, in her every guise, Lilith has cast a spell on humankind. Who is Lilith in the Bible?   Read more…

How Was the Bible Written During and After the Exile?

01/09 | How was the Bible written during and after the Babylonian Exile? Did the Biblical authors continue to use the Hebrew language even though they were living in lands where Hebrew   Read more…

Did I Find King David’s Palace?

01/08 | Excavator Eilat Mazar describes finding what she believes to be King David’s Palace in Jerusalem.   Read more…

The Aleppo Codex Online

01/07 | Throughout its long history, the Aleppo Codex has been carefully and jealously guarded. Today, however, the Aleppo Codex online project has placed the Aleppo Codex among the ranks of other   Read more…

Errors in the Masoretes’ “Original” Hebrew Manuscripts of the Bible?

01/07 | The Hebrew Bible today differs from the Bible manuscripts of the first millennium B.C.E. How do we identify alterations? Learn why critical editions of the Bible are essential.   Read more…

The Origin of Christianity

01/07 | Geza Vermes explores the origin of Christianity by examining the characteristics of the Jewish Jesus movement to see how it developed into a distinctly gentile religion.   Read more…


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