Tag: Ancient Israel

Who Tells the Truth—the Bible or Archaeology?

05/15 | Is the Hebrew Bible a bunch of tales with no value to a historian? Does archaeology hold the keys to truth instead? What are the limitations of both sources of   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics.

Discoveries in Mary Magdalene’s Hometown

05/03 | Following the discovery of a synagogue at Magdala on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, four ritual purification baths dating to Jesus’ time have been uncovered. These attest to   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Sacred Prostitution in the Story of Judah and Tamar?

04/24 | According to popular belief, cult prostitution was common throughout the ancient world, particularly associated with the fertility rites of the Canaanites and Phoenicians. While some scholars suggest that temple prostitution   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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