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King Herod

Ancient King Eludes Archaeologists Once Again

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 10.16.2013 | Science

Herod the Great, the king of Judea who ruled not long before the time of Jesus, seems to have eluded historians once again. In 2007 archaeologists ...

The Legacy Of King Herod The Great On Display

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 01.17.2013 | Religion

JERUSALEM -- Israel's national museum said Tuesday it will open what it calls the world's first exhibition devoted to the architectural legacy of bibl...

Slaying Innocents And The Meaning And Message Of Christmas

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 02.18.2013 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

If children are the heart of the meaning of Christmas, the message of the full story of Christmas is what adults must do to keep children alive and help them thrive. Without the message of Christmas for the world, its meaning for children is thin and hollow.

Epiphany: When Three Kings Beat a Royal Flush

Rose Marie Berger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rose Marie Berger

Blessed Feast of the Epiphany! The story of the three kings who come from the east to worship the baby Jesus is a favorite family celebration in Christian tradition.

Epiphany: Light In The Darkness

Rev. Anne Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Anne Howard

To prepare for this festival for dreamers, I'm imagining those travelers who dared the darkness for the light of a star, and thinking of those other dreamers who have looked into the darkness, glimpsed the light and followed a star.

The Importance Of Mary's Virginity

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

It is quite possible as a Christian to believe Jesus had a biological father and believe the story of the virgin conception says something important. It all depends on what you think "virgin" means.

Herod's Theater Box Discovered At Palace In Israel

AP | AISHA MOHAMMED | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli archaeologists have excavated a lavish, private theater box in a 400-seat facility at King Herod's winter palace in the Jude...

Rocky Reasoning in Jerusalem

Olivia Sterns | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Olivia Sterns

My friend and I had wanted to visit the famous Dome of the Rock, but it was closed because a few days earlier Palestinians had thrown rocks at Jews who had entered the sacred area to pray.