Tag: Biblical Archaeology

Biblical archaeology is a branch of archaeology dealing with the archaeology of Biblical lands that informs our understanding of the Bible and/or the historicity of Biblical events.

What Were the Crusades and How Did They Impact Jerusalem?

09/17 | Some of the most famous churches in Jerusalem were built during the Christian Crusades by Crusaders wishing to memorialize sites they believed to have great Christian significance.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem, Post-Biblical Period.

Tel Maresha Caves Reveal Lost World of the Idumeans

09/16 | Tel Maresha, located in the Judean foothills southwest of Jerusalem, exists on two levels—one a typical Hellenistic town; the other a subterranean metropolis of cave complexes.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

James or Jacob in the Bible?

09/15 | How did the Jewish name Ya’akov, properly translated as Jacob, become James in English versions of the Bible?   Read more…

Posted in Bible Versions and Translations, People in the Bible.


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