Monthly Archives: November 2013

Salah al-Din coins at Bethsaida

Some news about the two Islamic coins recovered from Area T at Bethsaida in 2012. Yesterday I met with Ariel Berman in Kiryat Tivon. He had identified the two coins found in Area T during the 2012 season at Bethsaida … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Advent (1 December 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Beginning the Year of Matthew 2.1 Common Synoptic Outline 2.2 Materials unique to Matthew 3 Jesus Database 4 Liturgies and Prayers 4.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Isaiah 2:1-5 & Psalm 122 Romans 13:11-14 Matthew 24:36-44 Beginning the … Continue reading

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Does the Bible have a future?

Thursday, 21 November, 0900–1030 Text for an introductory presentation to a panel at the Ninth International Sabeel Conference, Jerusalem on Thursday,21  November 2013. [video] The conference organisers indicated as follows: This panel discussion arises out of the following critical awareness: … Continue reading

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Last Sunday after Pentecost (Reign of Christ) (24 November 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Jesus Crucified 2.1 Mark 15:22-38 = Matt 27:33-51a = Luke 23:32-46 2.2 Luke’s account of the death of the noble King 3 Jesus Database 4 Liturgies and Prayers 4.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Jeremiah 23:1-6 & Luke … Continue reading

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Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost (17 November 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Good news for this side of death 3 Gospel: Jesus and the Temple 4 Jesus Database 5 Liturgies and Prayers 5.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Isaiah 65:17-25 & Isaiah 12 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Luke 21:5-19 Good news … Continue reading

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Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost (10 November 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Introduction: The Sadducees 3 The NT and the Sadducees 4 Flavius Josephus 4.1 Life 4.2 Wars of the Jews 4.3 Antiquities of the Jews 5 The Historian and the Sadducees 6 Jesus and the afterlife 6.1 … Continue reading

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