53 Verified People in Biblical History – The BAS Library

Lawrence Mykytiuk’s popular BAR feature “Archaeology Confirms 50 Real People in the Bible” describes 50 Hebrew Bible figures that have been identified archaeologically. His follow-up article, “Archaeology Confirms 3 More Bible People,” adds another three people to the list. In this BAS Library Special Collection, BAR editors have arranged an extensive list of Biblical Archaeology Review, Bible Review and Archaeology Odyssey that provide additional context for each figure.

Source: 53 People in the BAS Library · The BAS Library

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Exclusive Test Data: Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills – WSJ

Results of a standardized measure of reasoning ability show many students don’t improve much over four years—even at some flagship schools, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of nonpublic results.

Freshmen and seniors at about 200 colleges across the U.S. take a little-known test every year to measure how much better they get at learning to think. The results are discouraging.

At more than half of schools, at least a third of seniors were unable to make a cohesive argument, assess the quality of evidence in a document or interpret data in a table, The Wall Street Journal found after reviewing the latest results from dozens of public colleges and universities that gave the exam between 2013 and 2016.

At some of the most prestigious flagship universities, test results indicate the average graduate shows little or no improvement in critical thinking over four years.

Source: Exclusive Test Data: Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills – WSJ

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Pentecost / Shavuot

Ruth in Boaz’s Field – Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, 1828

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God’s Word, concerning the regathering….

The Kingdom of God is a physical future literal event that has its own King, Citizens, and Law: https://jonathansdocs.com/kingdom-of-god/


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Governments’ willful ignorance of Islamic jihad

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The god of Muslims also the god of Jews and Christians?

It is tempting to have feel-good unity between mainstream Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. But it is not at all possible. The tenets of Christianity and Judaism are quite different from those of Islam. The names of their respective gods are different, while the commandments given in their holy books are in stark contrast to one another in many areas.

In an attempt at unity and solidarity, naive or perhaps uninformed Muslims will propose similarities, even stating that perhaps Sharia Law is compatible with the US Constitution, which has as its foundation Greek, Roman, and Hebrew/Biblical law. This cannot be farther from the truth.

The Jewish god does not equal the Muslim god. The Hebrew prophet in the Jewish book quoted God speaking to his people, Israel:

“You are my witnesses,” declares Yehovah, “and my servant whom I have chosen, that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor shall there be any after me. I, even I am Yehovah, and besides me there is no savior” (Isaiah 43:10-11).

The Biblical name of the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, is Yehovah. It appears in the King James Version of the English Bible as Jehovah.

God stated that anyone who changes his commandments given to Moses is a false prophet, making Muhammad a false prophet:

“Everything that I command you, you shall be careful to do. You shall not add to it or take from it. If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder, and the sign or wonder that he tells you comes to pass, and if he says, ‘Let us go after other gods,’ which you have not known, ‘and let us serve them,’ you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams. For Yehovah your God is testing you, to know whether you love Yehovah your God with all your heart and with all your soul. You shall walk after Yehovah your God and fear him and keep his commandments and obey his voice, and you shall serve him and hold fast to him” (Deuteronomy 12:32-13:5).

Both the names of the gods and the commandments given to their respective prophets are different, with many places in the holy books having irreconcilable conflicts. Consequently, Sharia Law is not really similar to the US Constitution, far from it. 

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Nghỉ học phổ thông, tự học ở nhà – Girl Plus – MeKash

Ông Đặng Quốc Anh hướng dẫn hai con là Đặng Nhật Anh (bìa phải) và Đặng Thái Anh học tại nhà – Ảnh: NHƯ HÙNG Chúng tôi biết đến Thái Anh và Nhật Anh thông qua nhà giáo dạy vật lý (hiện đã về hưu) Lê Gia Thuận. Ông Thuận chính là ông ngoại của […]

Source: Nghỉ học phổ thông, tự học ở nhà – Girl Plus – MeKash

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