Why geography?

27th April, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

What do you know about the geography of Palestine? Geography doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, knowing a few geographical facts can make Bible stories come alive. For example, did you know that the Sea of Galilee is six hundred feet below sea level and is surrounded by hills?  These two factors make the » Read More

What’s “old” about the Old Testament?

1st April, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - 2 Comments

What is it that makes the Old Testament “old?”  Is it because the prophets who wrote the  books lived thousands of years ago during the time that historians call the Bronze Age and the Iron Age? Everything was old back then — the lifestyle they lived, the way they recorded history! No , although the Old » Read More