Tag: Bible Scholar

Jacob in the Bible

05/08 | Who did Jacob wrestle with in the Bible? Phyllis Trible connects this episode to her own struggle with feminism and the Bible in her Biblical Views column “Wrestling with Faith.”   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation, Hebrew Bible, People in the Bible.

Love Your Neighbor: Only Israelites or Everyone?

04/23 | The Book of Leviticus tells us to love our neighbors, but who are our neighbors? Does the command mean to just love fellow Israelites—or everyone?   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation.

How Was Jesus’ Tomb Sealed?

03/23 | What kind of stone sealed the tomb of Jesus? Was it a round (disk-shaped) stone or a square (cork-shaped) stone? While both kinds of blocking stones are attested in Jerusalem   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics, Jerusalem, Jesus/Historical Jesus, New Testament.


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