By Craig A. Evans

Does archaeology matter? It certainly does! 

Archaeology can clarify or correct our assumptions and conclusions about the past. Sometimes archaeology confirms the events described in ancient narratives. This is especially so in the case of biblical archaeology.


By Rebecca Van Noord

In Orthodox and Evangelical Churches, Meron Gabreananaye is Preparing to Elevate the Teaching of Scripture

Meron Gabreananaye’s first impression of Scripture was influenced by her mother’s large Orthodox Bible. Rare and expensive, it was wrapped in cloth and displayed in a prayer niche. It was never read. “In the Ethiopian Orthodox tradition,” she says, “Scripture is elevated to the extent that you are not expected to read it as a layperson. It’s supposed to be interpreted to you through other mediums. I thought of Scripture as unapproachable, dense, and very scary.”



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