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  • Aqedah (A-Z entry)

    The Hebrew word for “binding,” and the common designation for Genesis 22.1–19 , in which God tests Abraham by commanding that he sacrifice his ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Art and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    Early Art. Stories from the Bible had become the subject of a developed narrative art by the middle of the third century CE in ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • ῾Ein-YA'el (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Ein-YA'el (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Ein-YA'el (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    terraced farm at a hand-dug spring in the Rephaim Valley, 3 km (5 mi.) southwest of Jerusalem. The ancient name of the site is ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Fatimid Dynasty (A-Z entry)

    Shi῾i in origin, the Fatimid dynasty takes as its eponym Fatimah, the daughter of the prophet Muhammad and the wife of ῾ Ali , ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Madaba (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Madaba (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Madaba (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    city located in central Jordan, 30 km (19 mi.) south of Philadelphia/Amman (map reference 2256 × 1249). The city of Madaba was built on ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Popular Culture and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    The Bible has been a fixture in American popular culture from the first European settlements to the present. Mentioning only a few random facts ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • (Simon) Peter (A-Z entry)

    ( ca. 5 – 64 c.e. ) the most prominent disciple of Jesus of Nazareth, who became the leader of Jesus' followers after the ...

    Source: Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible

  • Umm er-Rasas (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Umm er-Rasas (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    site located 30 km (18 mi.) southeast of Madaba in Jordan (31°30′ N, 35°55′ E; map reference 2374 × 1010). The extensive and well-preserved ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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