The History of Jerusalem’s Most Sacred Site

HT Christian Brady [Read more...]

N. T. Wright on Literalism

From Biologos HT JK Doyle [Read more...]

Temple Mount Today

Via Mystical Politics. Zoom in to see the details. [Read more...]

The Most Shocking Verse in Hebrews?

The most shocking verse in the Epistle to the Hebrews? No, I’m not referring to that verse near the end of the epistle where the author, apparently seriously, refers to having written “briefly.” I’m referring to Hebrews 10:19, which says “we have confidence┬áto enter the Most Holy Place.” I don’t think that Christians today, familiar [Read More...]

Gentiles and Crap

As we continued working our way through Hebrews today in my Sunday school class, the mention of the curtain (separating the holy place from the most holy place or “holy of holies”), and the lack of mention of the temple (the author focuses instead on the tabernacle), led us to a broader discussion of the [Read More...]

Remnants from the Jewish Temple?

An interesting story came to my attention via a Greek archaeology feed aggregator, which with a bit of help led me to a story from the Biblical Archaeology Society. If the results of carbon dating indicated in the article are correct, then cedar beams used in the Al-Aqsa Mosque were there long before its construction. [Read More...]

Jesus Clears the Temple

For those who appreciate atrocious puns as much as I do… [Read more...]