Category Archives: New Testament

Archaeology Updates from ASOR

My wife and I are back with our kids after hearing some great things at the ASOR annual meeting in San Antonio. Here are some highlights from our experience. Jerusalem’s Gihon Spring: The massive 18th century BC tower over the Gihon Spring … Continue reading

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Archaeologists restore floor tiles from 2nd Jerusalem Temple

What did people see beneath their feet when walking on the Temple Mount 2,000 years ago? What surface did people stand on during events such as the Passover, or when listening to a favorite rabbi’s discourse? The Temple Mount today is mostly … Continue reading

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Roman Legions, a Miracle, and Armageddon: Our Last Day in Israel

We are back home now but our last day in Israel was excellent. We visited two of the best sites in the country and made a surprise visit to an excavation that has since been in the news. So what … Continue reading

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Is Mark’s Gospel in a Mummy Mask?

Sources have recently reported that a late-1st century copy of Mark’s Gospel on papyrus has been discovered in secondary use as mummy wrapping. The dating is said to be ca. AD 90 or earlier, making it the earliest known copy … Continue reading

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Paul’s Missionary Tube Map

If Paul had taken the tube instead of the Roman roads/ships: Kudos to the commenter “hubbit” who advises one to “mind the agape.” * Reblogged from theologygrams

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