Tag: the cherry tree carol

The Origins of “The Cherry Tree Carol”

12/03 | “The Cherry Tree Carol” is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 13th-century England; an American version was discovered in Appalachia in the 20th century. Stonehill College Biblical scholar Mary   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

Is the Earliest Image of the Virgin Mary in the Dura-Europos Church?

10/27 | A third-century portrait of a woman drawing water from a well was uncovered in the Dura-Europos church in Syria. While this was originally interpreted as the Biblical scene of the   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Were Mary and Joseph Married or Engaged at Jesus’ Birth?

10/17 | Were Mary and Joseph married or engaged when they traveled to Bethlehem? Biblical scholar Mark Wilson examines what the gospels say in this Bible History Daily guest post.   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation.


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