Sep 6 Blog
By: Marek Dospěl
Following the discovery of a synagogue at Magdala on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, four ritual purification baths dating to Jesus’ time have been uncovered. These attest to the vibrant religious and social life of the local Jewish community just before it was crushed by the Romans in 67 C.E.
Dec 15 Blog
Who was the first person to truly recognize Jesus as the messiah and understand the implications? Biblical scholar Ben Witherington III takes a close look at the account given in Luke, and sheds some light on what the Biblical narrative has to say about who was the first to recognize Jesus as the messiah.
Dec 22 Blog
This year on Christmas day Fox News will air “The Nativity: Facts, Fictions and Faith,” a program that examines one of the most well-known and enduring New Testament stories through an analysis of both scripture and archaeology. The program takes viewers on a journey to the Holy Land with Fox’s religion correspondent Lauren Green, who interviews experts in Biblical scripture and archaeology to reveal the facts, fictions and faith surrounding the birth of Jesus.
Jan 4 Blog
By: Reviewed by Ben Witherington, III