#1557

2017-02-08

Jesus & the Remains of His Day, part 3

With Craig Evans

More on Jesus and the archaeology that illumines his three year ministry, including more on what may be his family home in Israel, the ossuaries that are known (suspected at least) of his contemporaries, and one archaeologist whose attempt to connect a tomb to Jesus went way off base.

tags: Caiaphas Nazareth Ossuaries James the Brother of Jesus Alexander son of Simon of Cyrene

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#1298

2011-10-05

The African Memory of Mark, part 3

With Prof. Thomas Oden

Focusing on the early church in Alexandria, and the evidence for Mark's role in its beginning.

tags: Libya Cyrene Mark Africa Alexandria

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#1297

2011-09-27

The African Memory of Mark, part 2

With Prof. Thomas Oden

More on the additional information available on the apostle Mark via African traditions.

tags: Libya Cyrene Mark Africa Alexandria

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#1296

2011-09-20

The African Memory of Mark

With Prof. Thomas Oden

The apostle Mark is mentioned by most of the NT writers, but not a lot is known otherwise. However, prof. Oden has found North African sources have a lot of information on Mark that has gone largely ignored or discounted. (part one)

tags: Libya Cyrene Mark Africa Alexandria

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#1295

2011-09-14

The Archaeology of Libya

With Prof. Keith Schoville

Moammar Gaddafi's hometown of Syrte is mentioned in the Book of Acts. The apostle Mark probably came from the Libyan city of Cyrene. Some of the most beautiful Roman ruins in the world are locataed at Leptis Magna, near Tripoli. These are all discussed on this program.

tags: Libya Cyrene Mark Leptis Magna Syrtis

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