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Bible Review, February 1994



The Arian Controversy—How It Divided Early Christianity

By Dennis E. Groh

The city of Ravenna has endured as a shimmering monument to late antique art and civilization—the imperial tombs, the palace churches, the oratorios (prayer chapels) and the baptisteries all glisten with the mosaic makers’ art. One of the most interesting buildings—and perhaps the...Read more ›

Jesus and the Teacher of Righteousness—Similarities and Differences

By Hartmut Stegemann

The similarities between the Jewish Dead Sea Scroll community and early Christianity are sometimes striking. The public has been fascinated by these similarities, often forgetting the differences, which are in many ways greater. In this article, I will compare the leaders, or founders, of these two religious...Read more ›

Re-creating the Tablets of the Law

By Alan R. Millard

How should we imagine the Tablets of the Law that Moses twice brought down from the mountain? Whether the story is legend or history is irrelevant to this question. However we, are to appreciate the story, we should try to understand these...Read more ›


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