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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 Orly Goldwasser and Anson Rainey 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…

Restoring the Walls of Jerusalem

09/11 | The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the completion of the conservation and stabilization of St. Stephen’s Gate, also known as the Lions’ Gate, the final restored gate in a large-scale   Read more…

Excavations Highlight Late Bronze Age Jaffa

09/10 | The history of the port city of Jaffa can be traced well before its role in the Bible. Now part of modern Tel Aviv, Jaffa is mentioned in the 15th-century   Read more…


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