Thursday, April 01, 2021

The Holy Sepulcher: quarry, temple, churches

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Investigating the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. 5 transformations of the site of the Holy Sepulchre (Megan Souter).
In his article “The Holy Sepulchre in History, Archaeology, and Tradition,” published in the Spring 2021 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Justin L. Kelley examines recent archaeological investigations at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. He also walks readers through the relevant texts to reconstruct the site’s rich history. From execution spot to magnificent church, it has gone through quite the transformation! For Bible History Daily readers, we have highlighted five major phases of its history.
For many PaleoJudaica posts on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Holy Sepulcher), see here and links.

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