We should keep asking such questions . . .
It is rare that Christian practice gets a fair and respectful treatment in the secular press. I commend Vox, one of my regular reads. If you have a friend who is curious about Lent, send this link. Read it yourself, and you might learn something new.
A good overview of the excavations of Masada, the politics involved, and the problems with Josephus’ account of the end of the Zealot holdouts. I have always been suspicious of the story. Judge for yourselves!
One of my favorite sites in Israel. It was so sad to see the vandalism. But I am happy to see that the church is repaired and has reopened!
Having visited Palmyra, I continue to grieve the loss of life and material cultural there.
Archaeologists in Maryland have discovered artifacts linking African practices and Christianity on the land of a former slave plantation in Maryland.
Although my interest is in the archaeology of early Christianity in Palestine, this find in Maryland is fascinating. Read on …
So excited that these art pieces and artifacts will be in Minnesota for the next two months. Our faculty has planned a trip and I am also taking my honors class. The quincentennial celebrations have begun.
The “tomb” of Christ has needed work for centuries. Renovation is now occurring. Read about it.