Course on the Pentateuch – Exegesis of Numbers 1 and 2 – Analysis of the text

20 And the children of Reuben, Israel’s eldest son, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, by their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war; 21 Those that were numbered…

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Mesopotamian Religions and Beliefs (First part)

Mesopotamian religions are those religions born between two great rivers, Tigris and Euphrates. We will follow the text of Mircea Eliade, History of Religious Ideas, volume I.  It is probable that Sumerians penetrated from the north, then settling in the lower Mesopotamia, i.e. the present Iraq, submitting the indigenous populations. However…

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Is the Bible contradictory? (Genesis chap. 4, vers.12)

 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an instructer of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah. Much of the reconstruction of ancient history, human progress in civilization proceeded through four periods: the Stone Age (100,000-4000 BC), the Copper Age (4000-3200 BC), the Bronze Age…

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