Research Articles: All posts tagged 'caesarea philippi'

  • Non-Technical Language
  • Technical Language
  • Expert Language

The Temple of Caesar Augustus at Caesarea Philippi 4/17/2012 - by Gordon Franz MA

The Lord Jesus was in the region of Caesarea Philippi when He asked His disciples: “Who do men say that I am?” What prompted Him to ask this question? I believe the geography and archaeology of the area gives us a clue. Jesus and His disciples walked the Roman road from Bethsaida toward Caesarea Philippi when they came across a beautiful temple built to honor Caesar Augustus, a mere mortal man who was deified by the Roman Senate upon his death, but a man who was venerated as a deity in life in the Eastern Roman Empire.

Volunteer in 2016 Support Associates For Biblical Research with every purchase on Amazon Smile. Bible and Spade magazine Become a Member Make a Donation to ABR

Research RSS Feed

AddThis Feed Button

Recent Articles

After our first week of work documenting the Khirbet el-Maqatir finds, on Tuesday and Wednesday, January...
Nine ABR team members arrived in Israel on Tuesday evening, December 26, 2017, and another three on Wednesday...
Even though I don’t carry a tune very well, I love to sing Christmas carols! They call up memories of...
It must have been an awesome sight: the Judean darkness shattered by celestial glory and an angel of...
Associates for Biblical Research
  • PO Box 144, Akron, PA 17501
  • Phone: +1 717-859-3443
  • Toll Free: 1-800-430-0008
Friend ABR on Facebook.com Join us on Twitter Join us on Twitter