‘The Passion Of The Christ’ Influences Interest in Learning Aramaic Language

Interest in Aramaic has soared over the past decade, notably after the release of Mel Gibson’s blockbuster movie The Passion of The Christ, which was filmed in Aramaic and brought Aramaic to the attention of an international Christian audience.

TV Ad Recalls Importance of God and Religion to U.S. Presidents Throughout American History

A television commercial airing nationwide on Presidents Day weekend will help remind Americans that God and religion were foundational to this country’s best-remembered presidents. The commercial first aired in 2012.

Ancient Tablets Shine Light on Jews in Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylon Add to Collection

A new exhibition of ancient clay tablets discovered in modern-day Iraq is shedding light for the first time on the daily life of Jews exiled to Babylon some 2,500 years ago.

History Professor Dispels Myths about the Crusades

In a controversial new book, historian Steve Weidenkopf challenges the widespread notion that the Crusades were barbaric wars of greed and religious intolerance. The Glory of the Crusades replaces such persistent modern biases with a more factual and nuanced–yet no less compelling–vision of Christendom’s 600-year struggle to reclaim the Holy Land.

Jesus’ Words Backed by Archaeology: “The Stones Are Crying Out”

A few years ago, people exploring caves outside Jerusalem came across the find of a lifetime: an ancient burial cave containing the remains of a crucified man. This find is only one in a series of finds that overturns a century-old scholarly consensus.

Aramaic Revolutionizing Study of the Old and New Testaments

As the news broke last week that a fragment of what could be the earliest copy of the Gospel of Mark, the oldest of the four canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, and central to the belief system of Christianity had been discovered in the face mask of an Egyptian mummy, esteemed Bible scholar and historian, Ewan MacLeod, B.Sc. Hons., M.Sc., is unveiling a new website, JesusSpokeAramaic.com.

Archaeologists Find Place of Jesus’ Trial

The site where Jesus may have been tried, prior to his crucifixion, is now open to the public for the very first time.

Seminary in California Receives 500 Year-Old Hebrew Torah Scroll

In the presence of 1500 attendees at its annual National Apologetics Conference, Veritas Evangelical Seminary received and dedicated a rare Hebrew Torah scroll. The donors, Ken and Barbara Larson, are passionate about Israel and the Bible, visiting the archaeologically rich nation four times.

How the Pilgrims and Reformation Formed America

We know the Pilgrims became some of America’s first English settlers. And because of Thanksgiving Day, we certainly know they were thankful.

Billy Graham’s Speech to America After 9/11

Billy Graham’s remarks given at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, brought hope and healing to the shocked nation. His words still are still powerful, 13 years later.

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