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Gethsemane VR

Gethsemane VR
    In the light of the occasion a slight detour from Qumran but not so far from the Temple Mount. A Reflective Stroll around the Garden of Gethsemane  (Click here for a VR… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/gethsemane-vr/

Statistics and common sense

Statistics and common sense
Should we throw out common sense? During the course of the year I have heard that common sense can be deceiving with respect to probabilities and statistics. In fact, the theolo… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/statistics-and-common-sense/

Fair Representation II

Fair Representation II
A comment has been added to our post "Fair Representation" of yet another participant in the Jerusalem Tomb Symposium who wants to be fairly represented by speaking for himself. (… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/fair-representation-ii/

Raiders of the Lost Tomb (and The Lost Chevron) of Jesus, part 3

Raiders of the Lost Tomb (and The Lost Chevron) of Jesus, part 3
A Visit to the tombs of Dominus Flevit: The Discovery of a Staged Event   On Tuesday, May 1, members of our staff visited Dominus Flevit at the invitation of a film producti… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/raiders-lost-tomb-and-lost-chevron-jesus-part-3/

More Jesus inscriptions, more from Talpiot, more with crosses.

More Jesus inscriptions, more from Talpiot, more with crosses.
Yeshua‘ (?) and the Cross on Ossuary CJO 704     In the Catalogue of Jewish Ossuaries Rahmani states simply concerning CJO 704: "The first name, preceded by a large cro… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/more-jesus-inscriptions-more-talpiot-more-crosses/

Another informal name for "Jesus"

Another informal name for "Jesus"
Another Informal or Familiar Name for "Jesus" There was another familiar name for Yehoshua‘ besides Yeshua‘, though less common. After the birth of Christianity, the use of the n… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/another-informal-name-jesus/

The formal name of Jesus

The formal name of Jesus
Formal Names/Familiar Names There are numerous examples of individuals in the literature and in the ossuaries who are ascribed both formal and familiar names according to the con… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/formal-name-jesus/

Judah son of Jesus, Jesus son of Judah

Judah son of Jesus, Jesus son of Judah
Is it unusual to find a Jesus ("Jesus (?) son of Joseph") and a "Judah son of Jesus" in a Talpiot tomb? What are the chances that there might be another one like this in Talpiot? N… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/judah-son-jesus-jesus-son-judah/

First Impressions are First Impressions, That's All

First Impressions are First Impressions, That's All
The scientist can provide first impressions which can certainly be captured on film. However, these statements should not be presented or received as authoritative, final conclusio… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/first-impressions-are-first-impressions-s-all/

Another Jesus, son of Joseph? Surprising, but true statistics

Another Jesus, son of Joseph? Surprising, but true statistics
Many have led us to believe that the name "Jesus, son of Joseph" is unique or very rare   The Catalogue of Jewish Ossuaries lists two “Jesus son of Joseph” ossuaries (nos 9 and… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/another-jesus-son-joseph-surprising-true-statistics/

New Light on and Old Story

Jesus’ Birth at Bethlehem ‘In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/new-light-on-and-old-story/