As you read these posts, please keep in mind that I am neither a Bible expert, nor a historian. I would call myself a scholar, in the sense that my longing to know and understand the Bible pushes to me to learn more. But I have no formal training in these fields.
However, I do spend extensive time researching these posts, in an effort to make them accurate, interesting, and informative.
Because I glean information from so many sources, I find it nearly impossible to reference them in each post. So I have formulated a list of the main sites I use in my research. If you share my desire to delve into the scenes behind Scripture and learn from them, check out these great resources!
Where I do much of my research:
- BIBLICAL TRAINING.ORG – Biblical Training library, like this article on Bible occupations.
- SKETCHES OF JEWISH SOCIAL LIFE – by Alfred Edersheim.
- AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY – daily life posts.
- ANCIENT HEBREW RESEARCH CENTER – manners and customs posts.
- THAT THE WORLD MAY KNOW – Bible teaching media.
- BIBLE ODYSSEY – research on Bible people, places, and passages.
- BIBLE HISTORY.COM – customs and daily life.
- BIBLICAL ARCHEOLOGY.ORG –
- WOMEN IN THE BIBLE – daily life
- APOLOGETICS PRESS – daily life
- JESUSSTORY.NET– life in the time of Jesus
- STUDYLIGHT.ORG – using their encyclopedias, dictionaries, and concordances, like this article on occupations in the Bible.
- BIBLE STUDY TOOLS – encyclopedias, dictionaries, and concordances, like this article on handicrafts.
- BIBLE HUB – encyclopedias, dictionaries, and concordances.
- ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE BIBLE – on Bible Gateway.
I may add to this list from time, as I find more great resources. But really these are more than enough to give a good overview of whatever subject we may study!
Enjoy and happy learning!
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