Perhaps surprisingly, the Bible is silent regarding the purpose of the Tower of Babel. But the historian Josephus tells us that the point of the tower was to be….
Paul’s opening salvo in his trial before the Roman leader Agrippa in Acts 26 seems straightforward. But Josephus shows us that Paul is really mocking Rome’s representative. Having been arrested after an altercation with a group of Jews, Paul says (Acts 26:2-3): I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, I am […]
Adam and Eve’s wayward son Cain is most well-known for killing his brother Abel. But he also represents evil more generally, and, it turns out, a surprisingly modern vice….