When can we speak about a good biblical scholar?
Jill Katz on urban anthropology in the capitals of Israel and Judah Ancient Samaria and Jerusalem had a lot in common in the ninth and eighth centuries B.C.E. Both were part of David and Solomon’s United Kingdom of Israel in the tenth century, and both became capitals when it split into the southern kingdom of […]
The archaeologist is first a descriptive worker doing the systematic study of past human life and culture by the recovery and examination of remaining material, evidence, such as graves, buildings, tools, and pottery, to prove or disprove upheld ideas and to provide a thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgement. […]
Toward the end of the 19th century thinkers where attracted by the idea to delineate the specific character or historical knowledge and understanding, rather than of seeking to construct vast speculative schemes in the earlier manner of historians. Several scholars became also convinced that several fields should integrate into one discipline which wants to go […]
Archaeology, also spelled archeology, may be considered a very recent or relatively new sciences. We are confronted with the past and may have already the science or study of ‘history’. That study is already very old and aimed at providing an overall explanation of the process of history. In the philosophy of history one tries to […]
In the past man has looked around him and could see many things he could not understand. Out of vanity man thought of himself to be superior to everything around him. In a way his inner feeling brought him ideas that there had to be a Superior Being that created everything. But for many this […]
We are here on this earth, no matter what you think how we came to be or how we developed or evolved, many theories have found day light. Lots of Christians and Muslims do have a wrong concept about the first man and woman, expecting to have looked very much like modern human beings. They […]