Biblical Geography

The Madaba Map and the Baptism of Jesus

The Madaba Map and the Baptism of Jesus

The oldest known map of the Holy Land can be found at the St George Church in Madaba, Jordan. On the floor of this church is a beautiful mosaic which dates back to the 6th Century AD. The mosaic is known as the Madaba Map. It is the oldest surviving original...

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Israel Trip 2019 Photo Album

Israel Trip 2019 Photo Album

In May of this year we had the privilege to travel to Israel for three weeks where we attended the Historical & Geographical Settings of the Bible program run by Jerusalem University College. It was an amazing time of both learning and making new friends from all...

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Saudi Arabia Opens Its Doors

Saudi Arabia Opens Its Doors

This week we read of an event that occurred on the evening of the 27th of September 2019 . On this night Saudi Arabia announced that it was opening its doors to tourists from approximately 50 countries. Saudi Arabia is an ultra conservative muslim kingdom. Entry to...

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The City of Jericho

The City of Jericho

Jericho, situated near the Dead Sea, is both the lowest and the longest continually inhabited city in the world. As such Jericho can be seen to represent the 'ways of man' or 'man's government'. Jericho was the first city to fall upon Israel's entering into the...

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Israelite Spies Mosaic Found at Huqoq

Israelite Spies Mosaic Found at Huqoq

As reported in the Biblical Archaeology Magazine a mosaic has recently been discovered in Huqoq, Israel, depicting two Israelite spies carrying a cluster of grapes upon their shoulders - illustrating Numbers 13:23. The shoulder is commonly associated with strength and...

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