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How a Biblical Good Guy Got a Bad Name
It’s hard to imagine any parents calling their child Dog. But that’s just what the Bible tells us Jephunneh and his wife did: They named their son Caleb—from klb, the Hebrew root for “dog.” Is it just an unfortunate appellation? Or did...
Bible Review, April 2004
A Tour of Caesareas’s Entertainment District
What city was the official residence of the Roman prefect after Judea...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 2004
Recently Discovered Photos Show Long-Lost Details
Just over a hundred years ago, an American archaeologist discovered a series of spectacular tomb paintings dating from about 200 B.C.E. at a site in the foothills of the Judean mountains. Yet, within a few years, these precious works of art...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March/April 2004