The Bible is full of stories about migrants. That doesn’t mean it has a simple takeaway message about them.
Samaritans still live in Israel, where they are often caught between Israeli and Palestinian identities.
A scholar of the ancient Near East explains how loan forgiveness was handled thousands of years ago in the Bible and royal decrees.
The huppû, from modern-day Syria were celebrated athletes, trained in specialist academies, touring to foreign kingdoms, and facing the threat of arts funding cuts.