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Yom Haledet Sameach!

In our family, we love to surprise each other with different things all of the time. Birthdays are an especially fun time to pull out incredible surprises. 470 more words


Lectionary Sermon for January 7, 2018 Epiphany 1 Mark 1 : 4-11 (The Baptism of Jesus)

Baptism for What?
The most thought provoking story I know regarding baptism comes from the days when royalty used marriage as a means of establishing new alliances and when only those who were particularly high born were considered good enough as life partners for the most significant leaders. 1,669 more words


Day 6: Bible Lands Exploration 2016

Our Bible Lands Exploration continued on Day 6. That was on March 4, 2016.

We started off by having a sumptuous breakfast at David Dead Sea Resort & Spa and then, we headed to our most-awaited destinations by our tour bus. 502 more words

Biblical Insights

Jesus/Isa and the Qumran!


The status of the capital of Israel is big news in the middle-east and the Muslim world at this time, because many believe that Al-Khuds is the next capital of the new Palestinian state? 68 more words


Apocalypses in Context

2017.12.26 | Kelly J. Murphy and Justin Jeffcoat Schedtler (ed.) Apocalypses in Context: Apocalyptic Currents through History. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2016. Hardcover. Pp. ix + 510. 1,204 more words

New Testament

Israel Impressions Part III: Dead Sea and Beyond

The Dead Sea has the world saltest body of water, with 34% salinity! It is 430 meters below sea level, which makes it the lowest elevation on Earth.  754 more words


Some Reflections on the Intersection between Conventional and Digital Approaches to Scrolls Research

Over the last seventy years, Dead Sea Scrolls research has carried on in a permanent state of revolution, with new methods, technologies, and bodies of evidence overturning or qualifying old consensuses. 800 more words