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Two Bible discoveries could be miraculous

...800 years ago that would provide evidence for the Jerusalem Temple near the time it was erected. If fully authenticated...But radical "minimalists" raise doubts about the Jerusalem Temple and the existence of King Solomon, who built it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/08/rel_375065.shtml
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Hanukkah gains significance by proximity to Christmas

...the weekly Sabbath and Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. Hanukkah commemorates how Jews reclaimed the defiled Jerusalem Temple from a Syrian despot in 165 B.C., and how one-day's worth of ritual oil that the Jews found miraculously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/rel_393369.shtml
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Theme nights build holiday tradition

...holidays. It commemorates the miracle of a one-day supply of oil burning for eight days at the rededication of the Jerusalem Temple around 164 B.C. Hanukkah arrives this year on Sunday night. The custom of a Hanukkah gift began hundreds of years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/20/rel_504698.shtml
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Is Gibson's 'Passion' faithful to the New Testament?

...out the eyes of the "bad thief" on the cross to punish him. -An earthquake cracking the floor and walls of the Jerusalem Temple (the Bible says only that the veil was ripped). -Peter twice telling Mary not to touch him, as if he is unworthy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/27/rel_410212.shtml
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Scholars urge further analysis of 1st-century Jesus inscription

...the biblical King Jehoash (or Joash) and refers to repair plans a mere century and a half after Solomon built the Jerusalem Temple. The inscription echoes biblical accounts in 2 Kings 12:5-17 and 2 Chronicles 24:4-14. The IAA also has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/24/met_394967.shtml
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Survey says fewer Americans contributing the biblical 10 percent

...12). The biblical practice was thus bound up with the system of Levites and priests, which disappeared when the Jerusalem Temple was destroyed. However, the rabbis continued to advocate 10 percent of earnings as the appropriate amount for tzedaka...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/16/rel_384735.shtml
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Festival of Lights shines on children

...They knocked them out, and then the bad people got tired of fighting." When the Maccabees regained control of the Jerusalem temple, they looked for oil to relight the lamp stand, or menorah, in the temple. "Judah Maccabee found enough oil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/08/rel_324873.shtml
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A beautiful new home-ritual book for Passover

...with God's command on the night before they fled (Exodus 12:1-20). It became a national ceremony when the Jerusalem temple was erected. After the temple was destroyed in A.D. 70, the Jews re-created the Seder as a home ceremony of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/13/ent_256016.shtml
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Book displays Hanukkah menorahs across the centuries

...despotic Syrian monarch Antiochus IV (also called Epiphanes, "the Risen God"), who in 168 B.C. defiled the Jerusalem Temple with pigs and built altars to pagan gods while banishing Jewish observances. After three years, a force of only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/20/rel_393644.shtml
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Book displays Hanukkah menorahs across the centuries

...despotic Syrian monarch Antiochus IV (also called Epiphanes, "the Risen God"), who in 168 B.C. defiled the Jerusalem Temple with pigs and built altars to pagan gods while banishing Jewish observances. After three years, a force of only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/rel_393372.shtml
Your Faith