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How the First Christians Dealt with Divine Silence
We are told that God hears our prayers. Then why doesn’t he listen? The most consoling words in the New Testament are, “Ask and you will receive. Seek and you will find. Knock and it will be opened to you” (Matthew 7:7 = Luke 11:9). The...
Bible Review, April 2004
The Futile Quest for The Holy Grail
Most of us remember the dramatic ending of the last Indiana Jones movie, The Last Crusade, when good-guy Jones confronts a wicked quester for the Holy Grail in a room full of cups. A Knight Templar is guarding the vessels, some of...
Bible Review, August 2004
The Blessing of Poverty the Bane of Divorce
Scholars have been cautious about drawing a direct line between Jesus and the Dead Sea Scroll sectarians. Indeed, perhaps the most criticized sentence in the vast literature about the Dead Sea Scrolls is one penned by the great American...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 2004
The Romans: From Village to Empire: A History of Ancient Rome from Earliest Times to Constantine
Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola and Richard J.A. Talbert
Archaeology Odyssey, September/October 2004