Tag: ancient cultures

Who Is the Queen of Sheba in the Bible?

10/13 | The meeting of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba is described in the Bible. Bringing exquisite gifts, the Queen of Sheba came from an exotic land—but where exactly? Ethiopians   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

10/07 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

The Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas

09/30 | New Testament scholar Simon Gathercole examines what the sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas reveal about the early Christian world in which they were written.   Read more…

Posted in Bible Versions and Translations, Jesus/Historical Jesus, Post-Biblical Period.


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