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Why Read The Apocrypha: Bel and the Dragon

Why Read The Apocrypha: Bel and the Dragon

Part 9 in Our Why Read the Apocrypha Series. So far we have discussed – the Book of Tobit, Judith, Wisdom, Sirach or Ecclesiasticus, Baruch, the Letter of Jeremiah,  the Prayer of Azariah and the […]

Purim in the Bible – History and Traditions

Purim in the Bible – History and Traditions

Purim or the Festival of Lots celebrates the victory that God gave the Hebrews living in exile under the rulership of the Medes and the Persians. This is a day of rejoicing and feasting and […]