Honor and Shame

How do the honor-shame cultural values of New Testament authors inform and shape their theology, especially Christology?

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Kathleen Kenyon

Do you really know the story of the battle of Jericho?

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God So Loved the World

How does John 3:16, perhaps the most famous verse in the New Testament, portray God?

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Nineveh is one of the most prominent foreign cities in the Hebrew Bible. Its portrayal is a complex blend of historical reality, symbolic force, and legendary embellishment.

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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.

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Matthew and Luke interpret the Beatitudes differently

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