Tag: daily life in ancient israel

Israelite Cosmology and the Orientation of Iron Age Houses

11/21 | Why are most of the houses from Iron Age Israel and Judah oriented to the east?   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Should We Take Creation Stories in Genesis Literally?

10/12 | Were the creation stories in Genesis meant to be taken literally? Maybe not, says Biblical scholar Shawna Dolansky in her Biblical Views column “The Multiple Truths of Myths” in the   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation.

Everyday Eves

10/10 | Carol L. Meyers examines what life was like for women in Biblical times. Archaeological evidence, ethnographic studies and Biblical texts illuminate women’s roles in both the household and community and   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation, Daily Life and Practice.


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