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Minor Prophets in the Bible: Amos

Minor Prophets in the Bible: Amos

Left-Handed People in the Bible

05/15 | Were the warriors from the tribe of Benjamin left-handed by nature or nurture?   Read more…

Where Is the Original Siloam Pool from the Bible?

05/15 | Where is the original Siloam Pool, the water pool that fed Jerusalem in the First Temple period? While the Roman-period Siloam Pool—where Jesus cured the blind man—was recently discovered, the   Read more…

Akhenaten and Moses

05/14 | Pharaoh Akhenaten, who abolished the Egyptian pantheon and instituted worship of a single deity, the sun-disk Aten, in the mid-14th century B.C., may have established the world’s first monotheism. Did   Read more…

Thonis—A Major Egyptian Port Swallowed by the Sea

05/13 | At the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea off the Egyptian coast lies the spectacular port city of Thonis.   Read more…

The Siloam Pool: Where Jesus Healed the Blind Man

05/12 | The Siloam Pool has long been considered a sacred Christian site, even if the correct identification of the site itself was uncertain. According to the Gospel of John, it was   Read more…

Third Scan Searches for Queen Nefertiti’s Tomb

05/11 | A research team conducted the third investigation into whether Queen Nefertiti’s tomb is located on the other side of King Tut’s burial chamber.   Read more…

Who Were the Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites in the Bible?

05/10 | During the Iron Age, when Israel and Judah ruled Canaan, the kingdoms of Ammon, Moab and Edom ruled east of the Jordan River. They and their gods are featured in   Read more…

Virtual Reality in Archaeology

05/09 | Virtual Reality technology has been helping tourists understand ancient sites by allowing them to view a simulated 3D environment through a headset.   Read more…

Jacob in the Bible

05/08 | Who did Jacob wrestle with in the Bible? Phyllis Trible connects this episode to her own struggle with feminism and the Bible in her Biblical Views column “Wrestling with Faith.”   Read more…


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