Does Ezekiel speak about UFO? (First part)


Among the prophets of Israel, who more than others have come into contact with the mysteries of the world of God are Ezekiel and Daniel. Actually, they cannot simply be defined ‘mystics’ – a kind of today’s gurus – who lived very mysterious experiences. Ezekiel (in Hebrew yechezeqel, i.e. “God will …

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How to understand the Bible (First part)

The Pontifical Biblical Institute of Rome

For centuries the Bible is at the center of debate not only about its content and doctrines, but also around the way by which understand it. The Jews interpret literally their Bible – which roughly corresponds to our Old Testament –  so striving to settle all difficulties and contradictions through …

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The Storm God Baal


Probably all of you have heard speaking about “Baal”, the Canaanite divinity fiery opposed by the prophets (see e.g. Jeremy chap. 2, verse 23). Baal is an hebrew word borrowed by Phoenicians, and it was the storm’s god  worshipped by Canaanites before the Israelites conquest of the Promised Land. We …

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