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Edom

Esau’s loss of the birthright and blessing would significantly affect his descendants; they made space for themselves between the nomads and the settled areas of the Shephelah. The Edomites would make good on what theyContinue reading

Arabia

Few landscapes in the world prove as inhospitable as the desert lands to the south of Israel. Nevertheless, tribes of people have lived and even thrived in the land of Arabia throughout time. “Arabia” generallyContinue reading

Josephus

Titus Flavius Josephus (referred to most frequently as just “Josephus”) is an author frequently cited and discussed in terms of New Testament history even though he never appears in its pages. His Jewish name isContinue reading