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.
What to do when you don’t have lots, wet fleeces, or gut feelings about what to do next. The beginning of a year is a time for resolutions and goals. A time to make a plan and set out on a new path; a time to make decisions and stick to them in order to […]
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BiblicalRemains.com is here to search the Geographical, Textual, and Archaeological remains of the Ancient Near East to better understand the biblical text and God's redemptive history. Providing individuals and ministries the resources to do the same.
I am a writer and speaker who is passionate about understanding the biblical text from the perspective of the visceral, rich and vibrant world of the ancient near-east. I am also passionate about sharing how understanding this world can open us to the depth and breadth of God’s redemptive history.