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Jesus: history or myth?

I don’t believe in the Tooth Fairy. I don’t believe in the Easter Bunny. I don’t believe in Santa Claus. You could say, I’m a skeptic! 3,854 more words


Drama queens: Ummidia and Messalina acting it out

Yesterday I had the immense pleasure to present – again – at the JACT GCSE Latin and Greek Conference at Westminster School London. My talk covered two set texts for the GCSE Latin – … 53 more words


Quote of the day, Feb. 3

Tacitus, from Annals

“The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.”


Christ Was and Is a Sign that is Spoken Against

January 17, 2017

Pastor Daniel Lacaria
In our Christmas Day sermon, titled, “The Consolation of Israel,” which came from Luke 2:25-35, we saw Simeon give prophecy concerning the Christ-Child: “this Child is destined for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign which will be spoken against (Luke 2:34).” 825 more words
Bryan Litfin

Creative Processes

In 2015, my colleague Dr Rachel Mairs and I organised an international workshop that we called ‘Materialising Poetry‘. I have very fond memories of the day, and the theme that we got to discuss with our colleagues and students has been on my mind for a long time. 1,115 more words


Extra-biblical evidence of Jesus

Have you ever worked on a giant jigsaw puzzle? What if some of the pieces are missing? How about piecing together the 20,000 Dead Sea Scroll fragments! 3,370 more words


The Gospel of Luke and Quirinius' census

Although Luke wasn’t an eyewitness to our Messiah’s birth, the story he had been told about came from a reliable source. Luke knew that the story was fully true and, thus, shared it with the whole world. 1,010 more words

Yeshua Is Lord