The Nature of the Human Being in Christian Theology

The Nature of the Human Being in Christian Theology

The Nature of the Human Being in Christian Theology by Frank M. Hasel Chapter 10 from "What Are Human Beings That You Remember Them?”.

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Greek Philosophy, Judaism, and Biblical Anthropology

Greek Philosophy, Judaism, and Biblical Anthropology by Clinton Wahlen. Chapter 6 from "What Are Human Beings That You Remember Them?".

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Recent Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology

Archaeology continues to shed light on the Bible, its lands, and characters. This article recognizes exciting finds over the last twenty five years, evidencing the discovery of Philistine cities such as Ashkelon and Ashdod, and the confirmation of no less than seventy Bible characters. Archaeologists are even working on Hebrew texts that could date Hebrew…

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Were there schools in Israel?

Many specialists believe that schools began to appear in Israel after the exile of Judah. Others argue that there were schools before the exile. The reason for the discrepancy is that biblical data on the topic is unclear. We are forced to deal with inferences and circumstantial evidence. I will begin with a general description…

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Messiah Stone Scrutinized

Media attention has recently spotlighted a sensational interpretation of what has been dubbed “Gabriel‟s Vision” and “a Dead Sea Scroll on stone.” Israel Knohl, Professor at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, claims that the 87-line Hebrew inscription, which has been dated by Ada Yardeni and Binyamin Elitzur to the late first century B.C.,reflects a pre-Christian, Jewish…

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The Symbolism of the Four Cardinal Directions

What biblical symbolism is associated with the four cardinal directions?

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The Tomb of Herod the Great

Now people will have the opportunity to admire the burial place of Herod the Great. King Herod was buried in a palae close to the village of Bethlehem.

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Information flow in the Persian Empire

How did information flow in the Persian Empire? Reading Ezra and Esther gives me the impression that royal edicts quickly reached the farthest parts of the kingdom.

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