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Judaism and Hellenism

In Jesus’ own lifetime Judaism was Hellenized because Hellenism part of the landscape for 300 years already.

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The Love Passage

In 1 Corinthians 13 Paul describes love that begins when one treats someone else's need as more important than one's own

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Mary and Martha

In the Gospels, the sisters Mary and Martha are mentioned only in Luke and John, but they figure prominently in many early and medieval Christian traditions.

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Ancient Hazor, the largest archaeological mound in the southern Levant, is an extensively excavated major Bronze Age (Canaanite) and Iron Age (Israelite) settlement.

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Bible Odyssey: People, Places, and Passages

Explore the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history. On Bible Odyssey, the world’s leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible.

The KJV translation of Isaiah 9:1 appears to contradict modern translations.

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