Tag: Temple of King Solomon

The Temple of King Solomon is the fabled Jerusalem sanctuary described in such exacting detail in 1 Kings 6, and was no doubt one the most stunning achievements of King Solomon in the Bible, For centuries, scholars have searched in vain for any remnant of Solomon’s Temple, yet nothing of the building itself has been found because excavation on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, the site of the Temple of King Solomon, is impossible.

Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

01/11 | Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Who Is the Queen of Sheba in the Bible?

10/13 | The meeting of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba is described in the Bible. Bringing exquisite gifts, the Queen of Sheba came from an exotic land—but where exactly? Ethiopians   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

First Person: Misogyny in the Bible

09/27 | According to scholar Christopher Rollston, there are many examples of the marginalization of women in the Bible.   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation.


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