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  • Monumental Roman-era synagogue uncovered

    July 2, 2012 | 1:57 pm

    Archaeologists digging just a few kilometers from the fishing village where Jesus is believed to have preached, have uncovered a monumental Roman-era synagogue with an exquisite, colorful mosaic floor with fine female faces.

    “An inscription in Hebrew has two female faces on either...

  • The Art of Religion

    By Julie G Fax

    March 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    How did Israelite religion develop and evolve in its earliest years? What influences led to the centralization of power during the First Temple period? And how did changing perceptions of God fit into all of this?

    These questions will be raised and answered this week not by a...