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The house of Jesus at Jerusalem

“Bethany is clearly to be identified with the modern Palestinian village of el-Azariyeh since it is situaed about 3 kilometers to the southest of Jesrualem – which roughly fits the distance of 15 stadia mentioned in John – or a forty-minute ride on horseback. The modern name el-Azariyeh is a…

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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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Ancient Hebrews Daily Life in Babylon

“Over 100 tablets that date back to the times of Nebuchadnezzar’s rule in Babylon, now modern-day Iraq, have been placed on display in Jerusalem as a further testament to the reliability of the Scriptures. The palm-sized tablets, which provide a glimpse into the lives of the Jews during the time…

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Churches in the Biblical city of Laodicea

One of the Seven Churches mentioned in the book of Revelation, the  Church in the ancient city of Laodicea, have been opened to tourism. The archaeologist Celal Simsek has conducted works in a church that is a very special structure with wall coverings, wall paintings and geometrical mosaics. “People used to visit…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (November 30 – December 5, 2015)

King Hezekiah’s seal! Acrhaeologists have found a royal seal that belonged to the king Hezekiah! The king ruled the Kingdom of Judea from 727 BC to 698 BC. The seal depicts a two-winged sun with two ankh symbols on either side. It is a very important find that demonstrates the historical…

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The Bible rewritten and commented!

I’ve finished to write my first book as independent Editor. The book speaks of the first three chapters of Genesis, translated directly from the original text in ancient Hebrew, but taking care to better explain the words that are unclear in the modern Bibles. For instance, the phrase “In the…

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