Tag: Siloam Pool

The Siloam Pool, according to the Gospel of John, is the location where Jesus healed the blind man (John 9:1–11). In June 2004, the ruins of the Siloam Pool were discovered during construction work to repair a large water pipe south of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, at the southern end of the ridge known as the City of David. Archaeologists Ronny Reich and Eli Shukron identified two ancient stone steps, and further excavation revealed that they were part of a monumental pool from the Second Temple period, the period in which Jesus lived.

Mark and John: A Wedding at Cana—Whose and Where?

11/16 | In a guest post republished from his blog, James Tabor discusses the wedding at Cana from the Gospels of Mark and John. Whose wedding was this and why was Jesus   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus, New Testament.

Where Did Jesus Turn Water into Wine?

10/05 | Where did Jesus turn water into wine? According to archaeologist Tom McCollough in “Searching for Cana: Where Jesus Turned Water into Wine” in the November/December 2015 issue of BAR, one   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Places, Biblical Archaeology Sites, Jesus/Historical Jesus.

Mysterious Podium Uncovered Near Temple Mount

09/10 | A 2,000-year-old pyramid-stepped structure was recently uncovered in Jerusalem’s City of David. Its exact function is uncertain.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem, News.

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