Tag: biblical commentary

Were Mary and Joseph Married or Engaged at Jesus’ Birth?

10/17 | Were Mary and Joseph married or engaged when they traveled to Bethlehem? Biblical scholar Mark Wilson examines what the gospels say in this Bible History Daily guest post.   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation.

High Places, Altars and the Bamah

04/23 | The open-air altar shrine, called a bamah (plural bamot), is known through several books of the Biblical canon. Often referred to as “high places” in translations of the Bible, bamot   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Biblical Archaeology Topics, Hebrew Bible.

Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J. (1920–2016)

04/12 | On Dec. 24, 2016, Joseph Fitzmyer died at the Jesuit Manresa Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was recognized as one of the premier Biblical scholars of his generation.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works, Video.


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