Tag: jewish names

Did Jesus Exist? Searching for Evidence Beyond the Bible

09/05 | Did Jesus of Nazareth, “the man Christ Jesus” (1 Timothy 2:5), really exist? What’s the evidence outside of the Bible? Classical and Jewish writings from the first several centuries C.E.   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus.

James or Jacob in the Bible?

04/27 | How did the Jewish name Ya’akov, properly translated as Jacob, become James in English versions of the Bible?   Read more…

Posted in Bible Versions and Translations, People in the Bible.

Three Takes on the Oldest Hebrew Inscription

08/08 | In the May/June 2012 BAR, epigrapher Christopher A. Rollston considered four contenders as candidates for the oldest Hebrew inscription. Rollston’s thoughtful discussion was met by dissenting responses from distinguished archaeological   Read more…

Posted in Scholar’s Study.


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