Category Archives: Chronology

The Atonement Clock – E-pub Edition

In 1859 a Jewish scholar, Benedict Zuckermann published a table of sabbatical years in ancient times. He based his conclusions on a variety of sources such as the book of Maccabees and Josephus. In one example he cites an exemption … Continue reading

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The Divided Kingdom of Israel

The commonly heard claim that biblical history is unreliable is based on yesterday’s doubts. The claim has not kept pace with latest research.  This is particularly true in the case of the division between the northern kingdom of Israel and … Continue reading

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The Atonement Clock – Scholars Edition

This post is to advise readers of the newly published ‘Scholars Edition’ of Chris Gedge’s research into a most extraordinary biblical timeline. Larger format, together with more detailed diagrams and expanded appendix articles, makes the ‘Scholars Edition’ ideal for libraries, … Continue reading

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How the Judges of Israel Overlapped

The history of the Judges bridges the time from the Exodus to the Kingdom of Israel, however, when we sum up the rule of the Judges, a problem arises. Add them all up, plus the times of oppression such as … Continue reading

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Jubilee Timeline Discovered

Readers of the Old Testament might be excused if they feel let down when searching for good examples of ‘Jubilee.’ The word invokes images of joy and celebration and its practice begins against a backdrop of miraculous liberation, yet only … Continue reading

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Was Jesus Crucified on Friday?

Was Jesus Crucified on Friday? For centuries Christians have celebrated ‘Good Friday’ as the day Jesus died. No one disputed it; the early church agreed with it; the gospel stated it. Here is a statement from Justin Martyr about AD150. … Continue reading

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The Revival of 444 BC

Reading Nehemiah chapters 8-10 we find one of the biggest religious revivals that ever happened in the history of Israel, under the preaching of Ezra. Perhaps the reform that happened in King Josiah’s time was greater but this one was … Continue reading

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