A bad day frozen in time

A bad day frozen in time

Archaeologists from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte recently announced that they and Israeli colleagues in the “Mount Zion Archaeological Project” have uncovered poignant remains from the brutal day Babylonian soldiers pillaged the city of...
Maybe, maybe not

Maybe, maybe not

Christianity Today recently released a list of “Top Ten” archaeological discoveries in 2018, and several important things were announced during the year, though some of them had been found earlier. On the first day of 2018, for example, Israeli...
Don’t. Just don’t …

Don’t. Just don’t …

Israel, like America, has its fair share of ideological activists determined to have their way even if it endangers the country — and possibly the world. For years, a group of Ultra-Orthodox Jews — supported by American fundamentalist Christians anxious...
The adventure begins . . .

The adventure begins . . .

Adventures come in many forms. For an intrepid group of travelers with Campbell University Divinity School and Nurturing Faith Experiences, adventure these next two weeks comes in the form of a trip to Israel, where we’re spending the better part of three days...
Pence, Jerusalem, and the Trumpocalypse

Pence, Jerusalem, and the Trumpocalypse

Vice-president Mike Pence’s recent visit to Jerusalem marked a towering victory for right wing fundamentalism, both Christian and Jewish. Pence’s fervent speech to the Israeli Knesset, rife with biblical references and described by the newspaper Haaretz as...