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Separating myth from history
In the days of Constantine the Great, the cross on which Jesus died was “rediscovered” in Jerusalem. Tradition gives Constantine’s mother, Helena, full credit for the find. Today, visitors to Jerusalem are shown the very spot, in a cistern...
Bible Review, August 2003
[He] was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into Hell. On the third day, he rose again from the dead. He ascended into Heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father. Millions of Christians have recited these lines from the...
Bible Review, June 2003
Women as Israel
Open your Bible at random and you will notice something striking: Female characters abound. And it’s not simply a lot of women, it’s a lot of strong women. These women are the antithesis of what we might expect from a patriarchal society...
Bible Review, February 2003