Category «Science and History»

What Are the Major Beliefs of Judaism?

Hebrew Religious Ceremony

Judaism is a religion with a long and rich history. In the United States, many people are familiar with the beliefs of Christianity, even those who do not practice it, due to a cultural tie to the religion. But what about Judaism? Those who are outside of the religion may not be as familiar with …

In What Language Was the Old Testament Written?

Reading the Hebrew Scripture with a Magnifier

As the Bible we know today comes in several different languages, one common question tends to cross people’s minds from time to time. People often wonder in what language was the Old Testament written. To fully understand and appreciate the present diversity we see in terms of languages the Bible is written in, there’s a …

Ancient Israel: Geography And History

Map Showing the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah

Ancient Israel, a land that has stood the test time. Israel has a rich and fascinating history. There have been countless wars, and uprisings have been fought across it, for the claim of the promised land. Due to the constant changing hands of Israel, many ethnicities have called ‘home’ the ancient Israel. Geography and history …

Who Was Joseph’s Father in the Bible?

Mosaic of the 12 Tribes of Israel. From Givat Mordechai Etz Yosef synagogue facade, in Jerusalem

Many people, both those belonging to Abrahamic faiths and those who do not, know the story of Joseph. In the Bible, he is an important figure in the Book of Genesis. His story is also important in the Jewish faith as well as in the Islamic faith. The story has inspired many works of art, …

Biblical Dreams, Interpretations and Meanings

Woman Dreaming While Lying on the Grass

People have always tried to interpret their dreams, from ancient times to now. Ancient cultures had many different traditions in regard to dream, their interpretation and their significant meaning to their waking life. Many ancient cultures such as the Egyptians, believed that their dreams came from the gods and it is a known fact that …

What Is the Biblical Meaning of Faith?

Michelangelo, The Statue of Moses

The Bible is one of the most important books of humanity, or who knows, maybe even the most important. We could list many reasons for this, apart from the religious ones. Among them, the fact that it shaped our thinking and sensibility is the most important. Certainly, we are not even aware of this influence. …

Types of Research Methodologies

  Before discussing the types of research methodologies, let’s first take a look at the definition of research methodology itself, just to get an idea of what it is all about. Research methodology is the process of collecting information and data with one goal in mind: it is to be able to make general decisions …