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An archaeology series for kids teaches adults as well
The Lerner Archaeological Series is written for readers twelve and above, but like many well written books for youngsters, this series can be enjoyable and informative to adults as well. Individual volumes are about 85 pages long and cover a...
Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 1978
Roman repressive measures following the first and second Jewish revolts spurred Christian change to Sunday worship
Scholars have long debated how the first day of the week—Sunday—came to be adopted by a majority of Christians as the day of rest and worship in place of the Biblically-prescribed, seventh-day Sabbath. (In Hebrew, the seventh day...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 1978
Did the earliest Gospels use Hebrew letters for the Tetragrammaton?
Many early copies of the New Testament abbreviate sacred words (nomina sacra). The earliest of these abbreviations stand for “God,” “Lord,” “Christ,” and “Jesus.” Abbreviations of these...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March 1978