Helping to illuminate biblical context and background
For this we must again thank my Uncle Rodney Plyles, now a delegate to the House of Delegates in West Virginia, who led us to the Ohio's Gardens of Zoar.
He noted the sycamore named in the Gospel reading from Luke and asked if it was the tree he knew.
It is not the American Sycamore.
It is the…
Our society is translating the excellent book by Pastor Dr Katrin Stückrath: Bibelgärten: Entstehung, Gestaltung, Bedeutung, Funktion und Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven (Bible Gardens: Creation, Form, Meaning, Function and Interdisciplinary Perspectives). The book presents a thorough overview of the history of Biblical Botanical Garden Movement. It turns out that the movement, our…Continue