AT THE SOUTHERN END of the Jordan River, Sodom and Jericho were destroyed, Moses was buried, and Elijah was carried up to heaven in a whirlwind. But there’s also a link to the other end of the Jordan, which in ancient times belonged to Og, king of Bashan.Continue Reading

GOD FOUND IT NECESSARY to destroy Sodom and its neighbors. 400 years later, He sent a plague against the Israelites for worshipping Baal-Peor, whose temple may have been inside the city of Sodom.Continue Reading

THE SITE of biblical Sodom was overlooked by archaeologists for decades because the hill on which it was built was too obvious. Seriously.Continue Reading

A very large city across the Jordan River from Jericho was destroyed during the Middle Bronze Age, the time of Abraham, by something that exploded in the air over the north end of the Dead Sea.Continue Reading