Israel Part 2 [of 4]: “Intertestamental” and New Testament Sites

This is # 2 in a 4 post series featuring a few pictures from my travels in Israel with the Fuller Seminary crew.

Part 1: Sites from the Old testament
Part 2 (this one):  “Intertestamental” and New Testament
Part 3: Early/Medieval Church
Part 4: Contemporary Israel

Under each picture will be a quick description.

Enjoy.

Banias

The archaeological site “Banias” is home to the temple of the goat-footed god, Pan,  erected in the Hellenistic period (4th/3rd century BCE). The remains of ritual sacrifices were thrown into the subterranean waters at the back of this cave- if they disappeared all was well, if blood showed up in the water down river it meant the gods rejected the sacrifice.

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