The Bible and Culture
June 2010 Archives

There is a new program on ABC at 2:30p.m. on Tuesdays entitled Beliefs. Here is one of the episodes that alter reader Carey Hughes found.

Without question one of my favorite sites to visit and revisit is Sardis, home of the fancy synagogue and even fancier gymnasium lovingly restored by a team from Harvard. The picture immediately above is of the Torah shrine portion of the […]

Hierapolis, today known as Pammukale (cotton castle) has also been undergoing an upgrade including an upgrade of  imaginative  signs.  The town gets its modern name from the limestone cliffs that characterize the area and the hot springs that people since antiquity have […]

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Prophet Glenn Beck – Father Guido Sarducci Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Fox News

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Yahweh Or No Way – The Blues Brothers & Glenn Beck Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Fox News

The alert reader will know that I have already, last year posted a good deal of material on the massive archaeological dig at Laodicea (while Colossae still remains undug at all) and we have also posted a good deal of […]

Some of you may have heard reports immanating from Rome that the earliest pictures ever of Peter, Paul (and other apostles) have been found in the catacombs. Several things should be said about this: 1) the claim is these images […]

One of the best Greco-Roman sites in all of Turkey is Aphrodisias, and if you have read the most recent issue of BAR you will know it was not just a site for pagans, but also Jews and Christians lived […]

    It is always difficult to top a classic film like Toy Story, but when you have some of the most talented writers and illustrators at Pixar and some of the most familiar voices (i.e. Tom Hanks, Joan Cusack […]