Have we erred on Ur?

Have we erred on Ur?

For years, most Bible readers have assumed that Abraham’s hometown should be identified with the great city of Ur, located in southern Mesopotamia, an area known in ancient times as Sumer. The area is now in southern Iraq; the site of Ur is near the modern city of...

Why Reading Your Bible Isn’t for the Lazy

I was walking through the halls of a senior living facility in Belgium on my way to visit the elderly father of a church member. Over the speaker system came the chant, “The whole world is watching, the whole world is watch.” Then the musical group,...

Looking Back at BCE / EthicsDaily.com’s Busy 2016

Busy and fruitful. That is how I would describe 2016 for Baptist Center for Ethics / EthicsDaily.com. We hit the ground running following New Year’s celebrations and didn’t slow down. In addition to my role in overseeing daily site content and social media...