Weekend Roundup, Part 2
In light of the recent revival of the half-shekel temple tax, John Delancey looks at the biblical background of this coin.
Wayne Stiles shows how the Hinnom Valley is not only a picture of evil, but also one of redemption. And, as usual, he shares some great visuals.
Ferrell Jenkins has created an index of his articles on the Romans and Jesus’s ministry.
If you’ve ever wondered what the building looked like from which Eutychus fell out of the window, Carl Rasmussen has an idea.
Where did Jesus speak the words of John 15-17? Leon Mauldin looks at the options.
Juliette Desplat describes the history of the Philae island and temple that were partially submerged for years before the temple was relocated.
The Met has moved its large image collection from OASC to public domain.
Free article from BASOR this week: “Back to Solomon’s Era: Results of the First Excavations at “Slaves’ Hill” (Site 34, Timna, Israel),” by Erez Ben-Yosef.
HT: Ted Weis, Agade, Joseph Lauer, Paleojudaica