Sodom and gomorrah archaeological dating
Return to Sodom and Gomorrah brings archeologists, scientists and theologians together to examine the mysteries of the Old Testament.
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At the end of their encounter, God tells Abraham His plans for the impending destruction of all "the cities of the plain", as well as all of the people which lived there.
Abraham intervened on behalf of the cities; no doubt due to the fact his nephew, and other extended family, lived in and around the region.
This attitude leads one towards a lack of compassion, and an extreme sense of selfishness.
Visitors to Sodom and Gomorrah were indeed treated with a lack of compassion, and oftentimes, treated outright sadistically.
If the occupant of the bed was too short, the individual was stretched to fit it.
According to rabbinic tradition, the Sodomites perceived what was theirs as theirs, and what was yours, is yours.
A life led by this principal tends to care less and less about his neighbor.
It is interesting to note that in Bab edh-Dhra, one of the possible locations for Sodom, which will be discussed shortly, two towers have been unearthed in excavations.
Map of the Geography The Sin of the Cities The Mishnah Sexual Nature of Sin Biblical References The Wealth of the Cities of the Plain The Location of the Cities of the Plain Map of Possible Locations Southern Theories Northern Theories One tower was excavated at the west of town, the other at the northeast. It consisted of two flanking towers, and massive stone and timber foundations.