The Ten Commandments

Are the Ten Commandments the foundation of western civil law?

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Homicide in the Ancient Near East

How did different ancient societies respond to murder?

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The Ancient Library of Alexandria

What was the great Library of Alexandria and why was it important in the history of the Bible?

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How was Asherah?

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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.

Hospitality in the Bible gives weary strangers a refuge from travel, heals broken relationships, and celebrates the presence of God in and as the guest.

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