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What Happened to Cain in the Bible?

05/23 | What happened to Cain in the Bible? In the Book of Genesis, we are told about Cain’s birth, his violent act of fratricide and his subsequent exile. We learn that   Read more…

Where Is the Original Siloam Pool from the Bible?

05/22 | 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…

Cain and Abel in the Bible

05/21 | World-renowned author and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel reflects on the Biblical figures Cain and Abel in a Supporting Roles column for Bible Review.   Read more…

Puzzling Finds from Kuntillet ‘Ajrud

05/20 | “Yahweh and his Asherah” is written across the top of this eighth-century B.C. drawing on a ceramic pithos from Kuntillet ‘Ajrud in the eastern Sinai. Some scholars have theorized that   Read more…

Joseph and Esarhaddon of Assyria

05/20 | Even though he was not the oldest of his brothers, Esarhaddon was named heir apparent of his father Sennacherib, ruler of the Assyrian empire. But because of his jealous brothers,   Read more…

Solving the Enigma of Petra and the Nabataeans

05/19 | Who were the Nabataeans, the industrious Arab people who built the city of Petra and its towering rock-cut monuments over 2,000 years ago? Almost everything about them—their history, their culture,   Read more…

Minor Prophets in the Bible: Amos

05/16 | Learn how to read the Book of Amos in context and how the prophet Amos’s message is relevant today.   Read more…

Left-Handed People in the Bible

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


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