Category: World History

  • Unveiling the Secrets of the Ancient World: Exploring the Isaiah Scroll

    The Isaiah Scroll is a remarkable artifact, the oldest surviving manuscript of the book of Isaiah. Discovered among the Dead Sea Scrolls in the mid-twentieth century, the scroll dates back to the second century BCE, making it over two thousand years old. The scroll contains almost the entire Book of Isaiah, with only a few…

  • Laodicea: The Wealthy and Lukewarm Church

    Laodicea was a city known for its wealth and opulence. The citizens of Laodicea were so wealthy that they refused financial assistance from Rome after an earthquake devastated the city in 61 AD, opting instead to rebuild the city from their own coffers. This city was a center for finance, medicine, and manufacturing, and it…