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Lydia and Tabitha in the Bible

03/08 | While the majority of the leaders of the early Christian church were men, the New Testament describes several prominent women leaders as well. Teresa Calpino analyzes two of these women—Tabitha   Read more…

Who Was Thecla?

03/07 | The leading lady of the apocryphal work the Acts of Thecla may not be a well-known figure today, but nearly every early Christian knew her name.   Read more…

Anna in the Bible

03/06 | Anna is one of the Bible’s most unusual women. Introduced at the end of the Birth Narrative (Luke 1:1-2:40), Anna concludes the sextet of named, pious Israelites surrounding the miraculous   Read more…

Resurrecting the Original Easter Vision

03/05 | Jesus’s resurrection happens off-screen. The actual moment when Jesus rises from the dead was not witnessed and, therefore, not explicitly described in the Gospels. Nevertheless, that has not stopped Christians   Read more…

When Was the First Communion?

03/04 | Early Christians celebrated the Lord’s Supper as a full meal, but by the third century, it had ceased to be a banquet and had become a ritualized small meal instead.   Read more…

Where Is Golgotha, Where Jesus Was Crucified?

03/03 | Where is Golgotha, where Jesus was crucified, located in Jerusalem? Marcel Serr and Dieter Vieweger discuss past and current investigations into the site where Jesus was crucified.   Read more…

National Geographic’s The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

02/28 | Traveling 75,000 miles to over 30 cities, actor Morgan Freeman leads Season 3 of National Geographic’s The Story of God.   Read more…

Acting Out Revenge—Babylonian Style

02/27 | Dr. Martin Worthington of Cambridge University and students from his Assyriology class dramatized an ancient Babylonian story and captured it on film.   Read more…

Trilingual Inscription Surfaces Near Darius the Great’s Tomb

02/26 | An ancient trilingual inscription has surfaced on a hillside near the tomb of Persian king Darius the Great 4 miles northwest of Persepolis, Iran.   Read more…

Who Was the Wife of Cain?

02/25 | Who did Cain marry? Where did she come from? Mary Joan Winn Leith suggests that while the Israelite storyteller knew that other men and women in Genesis existed outside of   Read more…


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