Tag: bible dictionary

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…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus.

The Destruction of Pompeii—God’s Revenge?

08/24 | The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius destroyed the opulent vacation destinations of Roman elites in August 79 C.E.—almost exactly nine years after Roman troops destroyed the Temple in Jerusalem. Did this   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Quest for the Historical Paul

08/14 | What can we reliably know about Paul and how can we know it? As is the case with Jesus this is not an easy question.   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible.


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