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The Holocaust, Genocides, & Mass Murder of WWII: Crash Course
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The Holocaust, Genocides, & Mass Murder of WWII: Crash Course

During World War II, Nazi Germany undertook the imprisonment and summary execution of many of its own citizens, and citizens of the nations they occupied. One of the groups that came under assault was the European Jewish population. More...
The Church and The Jews - The Hellenistic Period
Videoby DrDavidNeiman

The Church and The Jews - The Hellenistic Period

In this sixth segment of Dr. David Neiman's lecture series, "The Church and The Jews", Dr. Neiman follows the conquests of Alexander the Great and the subsequent spread of the Jewish diaspora through the Ptolmeic and Seleucid empires.
The Church and The Jews - The Roman Empire
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The Church and The Jews - The Roman Empire

In this seventh segment of Dr. David Neiman's lecture series, "The Church and The Jews", the Roman Empire rises to prominence. Jews follow the progress of the Roman troops as they march into Northern Europe, Spain and England. By 50 B.C.E...
The Letters of Paul the Apostle to the Gentiles
Articleby Rebecca Denova

The Letters of Paul the Apostle to the Gentiles

Paul was a member of the Jewish Pharisees in the 1st century CE, who experienced a revelation of the resurrected Jesus Christ. In this vision, Jesus commissioned him to be the apostle (herald) to the Gentiles (non-Jews). After this experience...
King David
Definitionby John S. Knox

King David

According to biblical tradition (and some say myth), David (c. 1035 - 970 BCE) was the second king in the ancient United Kingdom of Israel who helped establish the eternal throne of God. A former shepherd, David was renowned for his passion...
Canaan
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Canaan

Canaan was the name of a large and prosperous ancient country (at times independent, at others a tributary to Egypt) located in the Levant region of present-day Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Israel. It was also known as Phoenicia. The origin...
Masada
Definitionby Rebecca Denova

Masada

Masada (“fortress” in Hebrew) is a mountain complex in Israel in the Judean desert that overlooks the Dead Sea. It is famous for the last stand of the Zealots (and Sicarii) in the Jewish Revolt against Rome (66-73 CE). Masada...
The Origin of Satan
Articleby Rebecca Denova

The Origin of Satan

Satan, or the Devil, is one of the best-known characters in the Western traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Surprisingly, this entity was a late-comer in the ancient world. Satan, as a totally evil being, is nowhere to be found...
Constantine’s Conversion to Christianity
Articleby Rebecca Denova

Constantine’s Conversion to Christianity

Constantine I (Flavius Valerius Constantinus) was Roman emperor from 306-337 CE and is known to history as Constantine the Great for his conversion to Christianity in 312 CE and his subsequent Christianization of the Roman Empire. His conversion...
The Great Jewish Revolt of 66 CE
Articleby Harry Oates

The Great Jewish Revolt of 66 CE

The Roman Empire in the early 1st century CE was often regarded as the perfect empire. The outstanding military prowess of the Romans was used to expand the empire, and once the territories were acceptably pacified, Roman political power...