Reveal cultural concepts in Scripture, including religious activities, food, music, death practices, marriage rituals, economic structures, and more.
Explore Scripture in context and derive greater meaning with Cultural Concepts. Right click any biblical text to view the cultural concepts expressed in that passage or word. With concepts like religious activities, food, music, birth and death practices, marriage rituals, and economic structures, this new tool identifies over 1,000 cultural concepts across 80,000 hand-labeled tags. Explore concepts like atonement, the image of divinity riding on a cloud, sin offerings, building an altar, and much more.
This tool also connects cultural concepts to ancient literature, including primary texts from ancient Near Eastern and Hellenistic cultures, so you can easily cross-reference scriptural references with other literature written during the same period.