Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Old Testament as part of Christian Scriptures

In this post I’ll depart from my usual topic of illustrating the world of the Bible to discussing aspects of the Bible’s relevance for today. I want to pick up a theological discussion that has even spilled over into the … Continue reading

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House pillar

As previously mentioned, pillars were a characteristic of houses in Ancient Israel. While in the coastal plain, the archaeological remains of pillars are somewhat ephemeral, in the highlands the pillar bases are usually large, easily identifiable stones. In this view … Continue reading

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