On the one hand, there are some excellent scholars said to be featured on a new six-part-series called Bible Secrets Revealed which debuts November 13th. On the other hand, the series is made by Prometheus Entertainment, the same group who makes Ancient Aliens. Either way I’ll be checking it out.
Archive for the 'Cool Bible Things' Category
Yom Kippur starts this evening. Fasting and Jonah and Atonement. Ha’Aretz has an interesting piece about the holiday.
This video was pretty amusing from Culture Strike.
The excavation directors at Gath and Azekah recently tried to communicate from their tels by fire as referenced in the Lachish Letters, but it didn’t work this time. Fires probably too small.
Steve Persall notes the connections between the Bible and Superman.
A replica of Noah’s Ark, said to have been built to scale, recently opened to visitors in the Netherlands.
The mystery of the Aleppo Codex as told in the NY Times Magazine.
Yo, check it out. Five minutes and then you understand the history of the Hebrew Bible.
Moshe Koppel at Bar Ilan University used a computer algorithm to detect at least two sources in the Torah.
Some of the Dead Sea Scrolls are online. Awesome.