Teaching the Historical Jesus

Teaching the Historical Jesus.


Jesus The Jew No One Knows

Jesus The Jew No One Knows.

Samaria Herodian Temple.
Samaria Herodian Temple.


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Teaching Jewish Studies, Hebrew Scriptures, and the Historical Jesus in the Context of Jewish Studies at a Two-Year Public College

By Zev Garber

Information on Judaica in American colleges, universities, and seminaries is scattered through a variety of sources. National surveys, school catalogues, dissertations, opinion columns, etc., have something to say about the scope of the discipline. Rarely is there mention of the teaching of Jewish Studies in a two-year public college with the exception of my pioneering articles. See complete essay


2014 Excavations at Kh. el-Maqatir: A Proposed New Location for the Ai of Joshua 7–8 and Ephraim of John 11:53-54 (Revised Edition 2/27)

By D. Scott Stripling

In 2014 no additional architecture from the Bronze Age Fortress was excavated; however, MB III and LB I pottery was found in all of the excavation areas. Much of the LB I pottery was refired, an indication that after initial kiln firing it was exposed to a later site-wide conflagration. See complete essay


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Biblical Studies and Theology: A Rapprochement

By C.L. Crouch

I am not a theologian. On the face of it, this is perhaps quite obvious: I am a biblical scholar, not a systematic or philosophical theologian. Having spent nearly a decade in a faculty of theology, however, this realisation was rather slow to sink in. When asked ‘What do you do?’, the automatic response was ‘I am a theologian’. See complete essay


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