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Why was Jesus circumcised?

Wasn't that part of the "Old Law"?

Bible geography lesson: Where are Bethlehem, Nazareth and Jerusalem?

When meditating on the Nativity story, remember the arduous journey Mary and Joseph had to undertake.

How St. Jerome’s pun made an apple the “forbidden fruit”

It could just as easily have been a peach or a fig.

9 Spices you should have in your kitchen, according to the Bible

These flavorings used from ancient times can enhance everything from stews to bread to desserts.

Since last year, something is going on with the Bible in Washington, D.C.

The Museum of the Bible in the capital of the United States turns one year old.

What does the name “Emmanuel” mean?

In the Old Testament, it was said that "Emmanuel" would come and be a sign to the nations.

Research shows downward shift in Americans’ engagement with the Bible

The survey found that 78 percent of “Bible-centered” adults “agree strongly that the future is hopeful.” That figure stands at just 24 percent for “Bible-disengaged” adults.

Scientists suggest biblical Sodom destroyed by meteoric explosion

A meteor can cause just as much destruction when it explodes before impact.

Archaeologists think new Dead Sea Scrolls may be found

No texts have been found, but clues found in two caves suggest that further digging will yield a surprise.