Tag: archaeology today

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.

Baptismal Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

09/29 | In 2015, UNESCO added the archaeological complex at Al-Maghtas, Jordan—called the Biblical “Bethany beyond the Jordan”—to its World Heritage List. Another tradition places the baptismal site on the west bank   Read more…

Posted in News, Biblical Archaeology Places, Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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