Anne Hutchinson (l. 1591-1643 CE) was a religious reformer, Puritan preacher, midwife, and alleged prophetess whose beliefs and influence brought her into conflict with the magistrates of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, especially its governor...
William Bradford (l. 1590-1657 CE) was one of the leading members of the congregation of pilgrims who came to North America aboard the Mayflower, a signer of the Mayflower Compact, and the second governor of the Plymouth Colony after the...
Jacob Wright: The Oldest Reference to Israel
In 1896 Flinders Petrie discovered what is for many the most important achievement of his long and celebrated career as an archeologist. It is a large granite stela, over ten feet high, dating to 1208 BCE. This stone bears an account of how...
The English Reformation began with Henry VIII of England (r. 1509-1547 CE) and continued in stages over the rest of the 16th century CE. The process witnessed the break away from the Catholic Church headed by the Pope in Rome. The Protestant...
Syria is a country located in the Middle East on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea and bordered, from the north down to the west, by Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, and Lebanon. It is one of the oldest inhabited regions in the world with archaeological...
The Story of Noah's Flood in the Words of the Bible
This video was produced for lesson 2 of the JLI flagship course Secrets of the Bible. —- Subscribe to our channel for more of the best Jewish video content on YouTube. The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) has the largest...
Ten Pilgrim Facts You Need to Know
The story of the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony is well known regarding the basic facts: they sailed on the Mayflower, arrived off the coast of Massachusetts on 11 November 1620 CE, came ashore at Plymouth Rock, half of them died the first winter...
Moses & the Parting of the Red Sea
A 1907 CE Bible card depicting Moses and the parting of the Red Sea.
Moses Found by Pharaoh's Daughter
A 1900 CE Bible card illustrating the baby Moses found by the pharaoh's daughter.
The World's Oldest Love Poem
In the 19th century CE, archaeologists descended on the region of Mesopotamia seeking physical evidence which would corroborate the biblical narratives of the Old Testament. While this may not have been initially their driving purpose, their...