Tag: sodom and gomorrah

Excavating Ancient Pella, Jordan

09/04 | According to fourth-century church historian Eusebius, on the eve of Jerusalem’s destruction by the Romans in 70 A.D., Jesus’ followers miraculously escaped the city and fled to Pella of the   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

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 Evil Inclination

06/11 | Brian E. Daley, S.J. reviews “Sinning in the Hebrew Bible: How the Worst Stories Speak for Its Truth” by Alan F. Segal and “Sin: The Early History of an Idea”   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.

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