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The Animals Went in Two by Two, According to Babylonian Ark Tablet

06/18 | A recently translated Old Babylonian flood tablet describes how to build a circular ark.
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Posted in News, Hebrew Bible, Inscriptions, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Enduring Symbolism of Doves

06/13 | Few symbols have a tradition as long and as rich as the dove. Read about what it represents and how its use has been shared, adapted and reinterpreted across cultures   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

The Split of Early Christianity and Judaism

06/08 | Northern Renaissance painter Robert Campin’s Marriage of the Virgin dramatically captures the split of early Christianity and Judaism.   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

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