Tag: isaiah

No, No, Bad Dog: Dogs in the Bible

12/01 | Dogs—or celeb in Hebrew—were not well loved in the Bible. Given the negative associations with dogs, it is surprising that one of the great Hebrew spies bears this name.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Hebrew Bible.

Why Did the Magi Bring Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh?

12/01 | Were the gifts of the magi meant to save Jesus from the pain of arthritis? It’s possible, according to researchers at Cardiff University in Wales who have been studying the   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus.

Christmas Stories in Christian Apocrypha

12/01 | The modern Christmas nativity scene is drawn from apocryphal texts in addition to the infancy narratives of Matthew and Luke.   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation, Jesus/Historical Jesus.


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