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βιβλία

Historicity of events in Ancient Israel and Judah Further information: Archaeology of Israel In the United States the biblical archaeology movement, under the influence of Albright, counter-attacked, arguing that the broad outline within the framing narratives was also true, so … Continue reading

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Titus Flavius Josephus

Titus Flavius Josephus (/dʒoʊˈsiːfəs/;[1] 37 – c. 100),[2] born Joseph ben Matityahu(Hebrew: יוסף בן מתתיהו, Yosef ben Matityahu; Greek: Ἰώσηπος Ματθίου),[3] was a first-century Romano-Jewish scholar, historian and hagiographer, who was born in Jerusalem—then part of Roman Judea—to a father … Continue reading

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Exodus is a 1960 epic war film made by Alpha and Carlyle Productions and distributed by United Artists. Produced and directed byOtto Preminger, the film was based on the 1958 novel Exodus, by Leon Uris. The screenplay was written by … Continue reading

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The number forty

The number 40 has great significance throughout the Torah and the Talmud. The number 40 represents transition or change; the concept of renewal; a new beginning. The number 40 has the power to lift a spiritual state. In the Bible, … Continue reading

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Son of man

Son of man is an expression in the sayings of Jesus in Christian writings, including the Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles and theBook of Revelation. The meaning of the expression is controversial. Interpretation of the use of “the Son … Continue reading

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bible politics

The Dead Sea Scrolls, in the narrow sense of Qumran Caves Scrolls, are a collection of some 981 different texts discovered between 1946 and 1956 in eleven caves in the immediate vicinity of the ancient settlement at Khirbet Qumran in the … Continue reading

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Oberammergau Passion Play

Published on Dec 3, 2014 Over 2000 participants brought the story of Jesus of Nazareth to the ears and eyes of the audience in a five-hour presentation on the imposing open-air stage. Almost half of the inhabitants of Oberammergau enacted … Continue reading

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Should we tolerate the intolerant, the racist, or the violent?

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אֲשֵׁרָה‎

THE GIST – God, also known as Yahweh, had a wife named Asherah, according to a British theologian. – Amulets, figurines, inscriptions and ancient texts, including the Bible, reveal Asherah’s once prominent standing. God had a wife, Asherah, whom the … Continue reading

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chicanery

“If English was good enough for Jesus Christ, it’s good enough for me.” (A U.S. Congressman to Dr. David Edwards, head of the Joint National Committee on Language, about the necessity of a modern commercial nation to be multi-lingual.) Art. … Continue reading

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