HISTORICAL BACKGROUND TO THE BIBLE

The Bible was written within cultures much different than our own. Learning about those cultures through archeology, geography, and history can help us reach accurate and compelling understandings of Biblical teachings and stories. These videos are a starting point for this kind of study.

What Historical Context Can Do For You

Why study the social customs and practices, material world, habits of mind, and languages of the Biblical world? In this video we consider three advantages of studying the historical background to the Bible, as well as five principles for learning and applying that background well.