Tag: daily life and practice

The Origins of “The Cherry Tree Carol”

12/02 | “The Cherry Tree Carol” is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 13th-century England; an American version was discovered in Appalachia in the 20th century. Stonehill College Biblical scholar Mary   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

Biblical Pharisees and Jewish Halakhah

11/29 | Were the Biblical Pharisees really as bad as the New Testament makes them seem? Professor Roland Deines of the University of Nottingham thinks not.   Read more…

Posted in People & Cultures in the Bible, Daily Life and Practice.

You Are What You Eat: The Israelite Diet and Archaeology

11/25 | Pigs weren’t part of the Israelite diet. Therefore if you are excavating and find lots of pig bones at your site, it can’t be Israelite—or can it? A new survey   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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