Tag: early christian

First Person: Was the Dead Sea Scroll Community Celibate?

07/13 | One of the many fascinating questions about the Dead Sea Scroll community living at Qumran is whether its members were celibate. Did they marry and have children or not?   Read more…

Posted in Dead Sea Scrolls.

The Enduring Symbolism of Doves

06/13 | Few symbols have a tradition as long and as rich as the dove. Read about what it represents and how its use has been shared, adapted and reinterpreted across cultures   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

The Split of Early Christianity and Judaism

06/08 | Northern Renaissance painter Robert Campin’s Marriage of the Virgin dramatically captures the split of early Christianity and Judaism.   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.


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