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  • Pinpointing the Date of Christ's Birth

    In seeking the birth date of Christ, we must go with what is written in Scripture and recorded in reliable history, rather than following the traditions of men. Introduction In an earlier article, “ The First Year of Herod the Great’s Reign ,” I wrote:...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4368-pinpointing-the-date-of-christ-s-birth
  • The Manger and the Inn

    Our understanding of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus are usually formed by our exposure to the traditional Christmas story. Upon further examination of the Biblical references, archaeological evidence and 1st century cultural context, the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2803-the-manger-and-the-inn
  • Once More: Quirinius's Census

    census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) (Luke 2:1–2, NIV) Luke’s brief attempt to situate Jesus’ birth chronologically continues to be problematic, not least for those of us with a high view of Scripture.2 Some critics, in fact,...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2839-once-more-quiriniuss-census
  • The Angelic Proclamation to the Shepherds

    going on behind the scenes during the second half of the first century BC. I will also consider the events leading up to the birth of the Lord Jesus and the announcement of that birth by the angels to the shepherds in the fields surrounding Bethlehem....

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2817-the-angelic-proclamation-to-the-shepherds
  • The Christmas Myth as Displayed by the American Atheists

    myth!' The Mistakes of the American AtheistsMyth I wondered to myself: 'If somebody had recounted the events of the birth of the Lord Jesus as the Bible actually presented it, would they have become atheists?' It is sad to consider that what is depicted...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/4179-the-christmas-myth-as-displayed-by-the-american-atheists
  • The Ultimate Sign: Isaiah 7

    will see from the historical context that Matthew is not taking verse 14 out of context in order to 'proof-text' the virgin birth of Jesus. Moreover, the context is clearly pointing to the virgin birth of the Lord Jesus as the fulfillment of this...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2292-the-ultimate-sign-isaiah-7
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  • Truth and Reality at Christmas 1

    Some people claim, 'Christianity doesn't hinge on the truth about the stories about the birth of Jesus...' There were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/4202-truth-and-reality-at-christmas-1
  • Truth and Reality at Christmas 2

    Some people claim, 'Christianity doesn't hinge on the truth about the stories about the birth of Jesus...' There were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/3403-truth-and-reality-at-christmas-2
  • Abortion and Exodus 21

    , or at least coincidental, injury to a pregnant woman: If men fight, and hurt a woman with child, so that she gives birth prematurely, yet no lasting harm follows, he shall surely be punished accordingly as the woman's husband imposes on him; and he...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3866-abortion-and-exodus-21
  • The Slaughter of the Innocents: Historical Fact or Legendary Fiction?

    the dean of American archaeology in the Holy Land, estimates that the population of Bethlehem at the time of Jesus’ birth to be about 300 people (Albright and Mann 1971:19). The number of male children, two years old or younger, would be about six or...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2411-the-slaughter-of-the-innocents-historical-fact-or-legendary-fiction
  • Mary's Magnificat: The Mercy of God

    God for Mary. Without mothers, none of us would be here today. Without Mary, none of us would have a Savior because she gave birth to the Savior of the World, the Lord Jesus Christ. Let us look at Mary, not through the eyes of theologians, Church...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2475-marys-magnificat-the-mercy-of-god
  • The Star of Bethlehem

    accurately, the year when Christ was born, which in turn, will allow us to reconstruct the skies at the time of the Savior's birth. Our present calendar assumes that Jesus was born in the year AD 0, when, actually, the event occurred several years prior...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/3565-the-star-of-bethlehem
  • Christmas Reflections

    Hoax? Incontrovertible proof to refute Christianity? The Manger and the Inn Our understanding of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus are usually formed by our exposure to the traditional Christmas story. Upon further examination of the Biblical...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/3956-christmas-reflections
  • There Wasn't Any Inn

    At the time of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, Rome ruled most of the world. This required lots of men and lots of money and salt. Soldiers were often paid with salt. Octavian was the king of Rome at that time, and he was given the title of Augustus as...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/devotionals/3643-there-wasnt-any-inn
  • The Duration of the Israelite Sojourn In Egypt

    at least the time of Rashi (1:61), and using the traditional definition of a generation to mean from the time of a man’s birth to the birth of his offspring, those who have favored the short chronology have pointed to Exodus 6:16–27, which would...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3228-the-duration-of-the-israelite-sojourn-in-egypt
  • Lex Talionis and the Human Fetus

    is argued that there is no linguistic warrant for under­standing this as a miscarriage.[3] Verse 22a describes the premature birth of a healthy child. The 'āsôn statement in vv. 22b and 23a refers in each case to both the mother and the child. Case A...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3049-lex-talionis-and-the-human-fetus
  • Of Peleg and Pangaea

    James Ussher's chronology, "the dispersion of people from the Tower of Babel in Mesopotamia occurred five years after the birth of Peleg" (my emphasis). Schroeder does not demonstrate in his article how he calculated his five-years-after-Babel birthdate...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3837-of-peleg-and-pangaea
  • The First Year of Herod the Great's Reign

    what were essentially single events having a defined start and end point were dealt with differently. They were treated like birthdays; the first example looked at when the Temple became 46 years old, the second at when the Hasmonean dynasty became 126...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4365-the-first-year-of-herod-the-great-s-reign

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