Tag: last supper

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.

Making Sense of Kosher Laws

11/24 | The origins of Jewish dietary or kosher laws (kashrut) have long been the subject of scholarly research and debate.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Fruit in the Bible

09/03 | Seeds and fruit remains are exciting discoveries for archaeologists, and they provide radiocarbon data to help date buried strata. Fruit also plays an important role in the Biblical narrative.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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