From Jewish Christians to Gentiles and origin of Christianity

For almost two hundred years after the impalement of Christ, Roman cities are entirely devoid of any trace of early Christians; to date, no one has ever found any object that’s been plausibly connected to them. Some archaeologist and historians think that  many of Jesus’ followers — men and women who lived in the first, […]

Laodicean Christians compromising their faith

At the early stage of the Jesus’ movement, the followers of Jesus where considered a Jewish sect and as Jews they where exempt from the requirements of emperor worship (as part of the Pax Romana). In the beginning composed almost entirely of Jews there did not seem a problem for the Roman rulers. However, as […]

History and Archaeology sciences looked at #4 Nature of archaeological work #2

Archaeology ἀρχαιολογία (lit. ‘discourse on things ancient’) coming from the Greek archaia (“ancient things”), and logos (“theory or science”) has us looking at the ancient things, material remains of man’s past. Its Latin equivalent, antiquitates, yielded the English word ‘antiquities’ which long served to define a branch of historical inquiry that concerned itself with materials […]