Tag Archives: Ark of the Covenant

Speculating about the Gibeonites

In Joshua 9 there is a story about Israel coming into contact with Gibeonites. The Gibeonites pretend to not be settled. They make this claim: They said to him, “Your servants have come from a very far country because of … Continue reading

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Friedman-the exodus of priests

Having read Richard Elliott Friedman’s The Exodus: How it Happened and Why it Matters, I am both appreciative and disappointed. I appreciate his argument that the exodus event does not depend on huge numbers of people leaving Egypt.  His theory … Continue reading

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Seccombe–Hebrew Bible background for the Triumphal Entry

I don’t have time to write much today. So here is just a short note about the Triumphal Entry of Jesus to Jerusalem as covered by David Seccombe in this The King of God’s Kingdom. A donkey was the most … Continue reading

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Ark of the Covenant given into the keeping of angels

There is an article here with the title “Fate of the Ark of the Covenant Revealed in Hebrew Text”. It is about a newly translated work that seems similar to the Copper Scroll of the Dead Sea Scrolls.  The Copper … Continue reading

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Call Indiana Jones

This is interesting.  There has been a press conference to announce some new finds in Israel.  George Athos at With Meagre Powers reports:  Garfinkel and Ganor presented three artefacts: two small boxes, one of stone and the other of clay, and … Continue reading

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