Away in a Manger?

Traditions have a funny way of morphing over time. Sometimes, the original meanings get lost or adapted to fit new circumstances. They end up taking on a life of their own. Such is the case with the Christmas story.

Four Days in Northern Israel

All incoming students at JUC are required to take “Physical Settings of the Bible.” ¬†This is classified as a geography course, yet the content is much richer than simply studying the geography of the land of Israel.¬† The course covers the features of the of the land of the Bible with an emphasis on how …