The Woman Taken in Adultery

The story of the woman taken in adultery from the Gospel of John is one of the most popular and widely cited gospel stories today, yet this was not always so.

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David and Goliath

Even though many people have heard about “David versus Goliath,” the actual details of the story are less widely known.

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The site of Jericho is one of the oldest continuously occupied settlements in the world.

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The book of Ruth is a consummate example of a short story: few characters, a compact and fast-paced plot, and all loose ends tied up in four short chapters.

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Bible Odyssey: People, Places, and Passages

Explore the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history. On Bible Odyssey, the world’s leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible. 

This week, scholars respond to your questions about 1 Corinthians, authorship, and ancient Hebrew.

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