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Assuming ritual is required, and purity is required, the following results were found.

  • Ritual Purity at Khirbet el-Maqatir's First Century Village and The First Jewish Revolt against Rome

    with the new archaeological exhibit, ' Khirbet el-Maqatir: History of a Biblical Site.' Dr. Scott Stripling presents: 'Ritual Purity at Khirbet el-Maqatir's First Century Village and First Jewish Revolt against Rome'
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  • The Winter 2014 Dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir

    (PDF, opens in new window). Like other Second Temple era settlements, the inhabitants were obsessed with maintaining ritual purity; this is clear from the material culture thatwe have excavated. Among other things, they made their living by producing...
  • Some Ruminations on the Shroud of Turin

    expressed in Mt 27:59 ( ἐν σινδόνι καθαρᾷ ) ought to be therefore interpreted in a distinctive Jewish way, that is as ritual purity or cleanliness (absence of sha'atnez), as already suggested in previous papers: besides, it cannot be neglected the fact...
  • Unique Aramaic Inscription Found on Mount Zion

    A unique Aramaic inscription on a stone cup commonly used for ritual purity during the first century has been uncovered in a dig on Mount Zion in Jerusalem.
  • The Sacred Precinct on Mount Gerizim

    days, but do not place Scripture portions on their body or on their doorposts. They zealously keep the rules regarding ritual purity, menstruation, the impurity of strangers, dietary regulations,ritual slaughter of livestock, family purity, circumcision...
  • 2014 Excavations at Kh. el-Maqatir: A Proposed New Location for Ai and Ephraim

    on this scale indicate a smallcity, not a mere village. Jews clearly populated the city and practiced strict ritual purity. Along with the seventy-five pieces of ritual stoneware and an ossuary fragment, three miqvaot have been excavated in Squares M23,...
  • Digging for Truth-Episode Six: New Testament Discoveries at Khirbet el-Maqatir

    el-Maqatir, Israel. Possibly the city of Ephraim in John 11:53-54, join us as we discuss the massive tower, coins, ritual purity stoneware, and 8 human skeletons who perished at the hands of the Romans in AD 69.

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