Personally I consider Tamar, the wife of Judah, to be one of the great women of Bible -- the Mother of most Jews and the foremother of Jesus. However, her story is a troubling one. She is most famous ...
What is the process of deposing an Orthodox Patriarch as head of their particular Orthodox Church?
After posting this question (Does the Russian Orthodox Church actively support Putin and his war in ...
There are several examples in the Bible where faithful people were given a new name:
Abram became Abraham (Genesis 17:5)
Sarai became Sarah (Genesis 17:15)
Jacob became Israel (Genesis 32:28; 35:10)
I see Eastern Orthodox keyboard warriors commonly posting memes, bite size apologetics and propaganda against Catholicism which make some variation on the claim "4 out of 5 Patriarchs choose Eastern ...
Reading from here and Genesis 5 we see that there are mentions of longevity among prophets:
Adam – 930
Seth – 912
Enosh – 905
Jared – 962
Methuselah – 969
Noah – 950
Shem – 600
Eber – 464
Abraham – ...