Archaeology offers us a window into the physical world of the Bible, a world which is far removed both in time and space from our own, radically enlivening scripture.


St. Jerome called the lands of the bible the "Fifth Gospel." Indeed, knowing the physical geography of Israel, Palestine, Mesopotamia and Egypt can fundamentally enhance our understanding of scripture.


God's redemptive history did not occur in a vacuum. Rather, his self-revelation both contested and communicated with the various cultures of the ancient Near-East. Knowing this context helps us understand our text.

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Encounter the Bible’s Foreign Characters at Calvary Church

Announcing five new speaking engagements: Encountering the Bible’s Foreign Characters When: Sundays, June 19-July 17, 2016 at 10:15 – 11 AM (Please also join us for Calvary Church’s contemporary service after the class 11AM-12PM) Where: Calvary Church, 2120 Lexington Ave N., Roseville, MN 55113 Together we will explore the where, when and how of the […]

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