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Josephus

Three Things So Obvious That the Bible Left Them Out

Dr. Joel Hoffman | Posted 02.18.2015 | Religion
Dr. Joel Hoffman

And King Herod's appearance in Matthew 2 explains the context of Jesus's arrival on earth. But these and many other central facts about the Bible's narrative escape the modern Bible reader.

Quiz: How Well Do You Really Know the Story of Noah's Ark?

Dr. Joel Hoffman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Religion
Dr. Joel Hoffman

How well do you really know the story of Noah and his ark? Take this ten-question quiz to find out. Question one. God sent a flood in response to human wickedness. What led to that wickedness?

Confusions of "Pharisees" and "Essenes" in Josephus

Robert Eisenman | Posted 03.29.2014 | Religion
Robert Eisenman

Several historical and textual problems emerge from identifying the Dead Sea Scrolls with "the Essenes". Since most of our knowledge about "Essenes" i...