Bible Odyssey Cruise 2020

See New Testament cities in the wider context of the Bible and religion in the Mediterranean world with distinguished biblical scholars 

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The Jerusalem Temple

There is no single view among the prophets concerning the Jerusalem temple, its importance, and the rituals practiced there.

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In what ways does violence appear in the Hebrew Bible, and what is the role of people and God in that?

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Temple Tribute

When Jews traveled to Jerusalem from other lands, they brought money for room, board, and souvenirs. Most importantly, they were required to pay the annual half-shekel tribute to the temple.

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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.

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Golden Calf

Why do the Israelites beg Aaron for other gods to worship?

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