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New Category – Etymology

19 December 2008

Etymology – This category groups the posts that are related to discussions and research of the meaning of names and terms. In all BibleWalks pages we include a section (“Etymology – behind the name”), normally close to the bottom of the page, where the names and terms of the sites and people are explained and [...]

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The Land called Israel

19 December 2008

An interesting article discusses the issue of the name of the Holy Land. The title of the essay is “Palestine vs. Israel as the Name of the Holy Land“, written by Thomas S. McCall, Th.D. In his article the author reviews the history of the term Palestine (a Roman propaganda initiated by Hadrian after the [...]

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Pretty Carmelite

6 June 2008

During the research of new sites, we often encounter unique surprises. One of them I would like to share with our readers. About 300M west to the Carmelite Monastery in the area of Stella Maris on Mount carmel, is a small chapel, called the “Holy Family” chapel. It is seen below. While my Uncle Ronnie, [...]

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