Tag Archives: Jericho

Holy Land Grabs (via Sects and Violence in the Ancient World)

Steve shares some very good thoughts on the misuse of archaeology for political purposes. Civilization began in the “Middle East.” Ever since then, it has been a struggle to keep it together. One of the sad realities of the last … Continue reading

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Oh Look, It’s the Actual Tree Zacchaeus Was In!

Tourists, visit Jericho and see the very tree that Zacchaeus was in!   No kidding…  Z. must have carved his initials in one of the branches.  Otherwise how would they know it was the right tree?  Unless…  that is…. they’re just … Continue reading

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