Tag: jonathan klawans

A Feast for the Senses … and the Soul

01/20 | Go on a journey of the senses through history and discover the significance of ritual feasts and meals in antiquity.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures, Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

How December 25 Became Christmas

12/25 | Theological scholar Andrew McGowan examines how December 25 came to be associated with the birthday of Jesus and became Christmas, a holiday celebrated by Christians around the world.   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus, New Testament.

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.


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