Elijah, a northern Israelite prophet of the ninth century B.C.E., offers a loud protest against royal policy that promoted the worship of Baal rather than Yahweh.

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Belief in Resurrection

How did belief in resurrection develop in biblical literature?

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Covenant in the Hebrew Bible

Covenant is a formal agreement in which each party agrees to a set of obligations toward the other.

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Jerusalem and Antioch in the Qur’an

With its many biblical references, does the Qur'an speak to Jews and Christians too?

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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.

Women’s work contributed to the survival of the household..

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