The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial at the National Museum of Scotland

Friday March 31 at the National Museum of Scotland shall open the exhibition, “The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial”, bringing two missing fragments for a decorative wooden box made c1400BCE, during the reign of King Amenhotep II, which had been in the museum’s collection for 160 years. Two fragments of a decorative wooden box made c1400BCE, […]

Bijbelvorser Review of Five Years on WordPress

54 likes and 11 comments; 16 likes / 8 comments; 10 likes /3 comments; 14 likes / 9 comments; brought us with 38 likes and 85 comments in 2016 to “Five years of blogging on WordPress” after Multiply had stopped its services for many bloggers. Having being part of the Biblescholars Association Bijbelvorsers Vereniging the […]

1,500 to 1,700 years old Chiselled tablet with commandments sold at auction

Last November a 1,500 or up to 1,700 years old stone tablet with the earliest known chiselled inscription of the most important rulings man should take at heart. You could even say it has the main commandments also for those who do not believe in the One True God. It are the inscriptions of what […]

Old texts saved behind a wall at the Mar Behnam monastery

When one knows that modern-day Syria in the past was occupied  by the Romans and before them the Assyrians, Persians and Akkadians and when one considers that the country was home to ancient Paleolithic fossils, some of the earliest evidence of agriculture and one of the largest troves of cuneiform tablets ever discovered, are hearts […]

The clean sweeper of the whole caboodle

How Christian Americans found it difficult to vote The American people of the Divided States of America have spoken. Though the world might notice that Hillary Clinton wins the popular vote, the unjust undemocratic American voting system brought the voting men and states choosing for Donald Trump yo win the presidency due to the electoral […]

Looking at notes of Samuel Ward and previous Bible translation efforts in English

Al over the world bible scholars are looking for treasures in the archives concerning religious events. An American scholar came all the way down to Great Britain to find what many hot see at the archive at the University of Cambridge. In an unassuming notebook, which dates from 1604 to 1608, Jeffrey Alan Miller, an assistant professor […]

Tel Rechesh and other synagogues where Jesus delivered sermons

The Messianic writings tell about rabbi Jeshua (Jesus Christ) going to the different places in synagogues in Capernaum and other synagogues in Galilee. Recently ruins found at a site called Tel Rechesh, near Mount Tabor in the Nahal Tavor Nature Reserve in lower Galilee, dating back to 79 ce, the year when the Romans attacked Jerusalem, […]