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Sodom by the sea

Oliver Ramsay Pilat

Sodom by the sea

an affectionate history of Coney island.

by Oliver Ramsay Pilat

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Published by Doubleday, Doran & company, inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsRanson, Jo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF129.C75 P5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 1 l., 334 p.
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6418994M
      LC Control Number41012188
      OCLC/WorldCa2019162

        Sodom And Gomorrah – the names of these two Biblical cities have long since become bywords for sexual immorality and licentious behaviour. Home of excess and wickedness, they were destroyed by a. Sodom by the Sea: An Affectionate History of Coney Island Oliver Pilat, Jo Ranson Doubleday, Doran & Company, - Coney Island (New York, N.Y.) - pages.

        According to the nineteenth chapter of the Book of Genesis, ve “The Lord rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven,” a statement that matches well Author: Matthew Cullinan Hoffman.   Sodom and Gomorrah were two cities described in the Book of Genesis and mentioned in other texts such as the New Testament. God destroyed these cities because they contained few righteous men and God was getting too Author: Shelly Barclay.

        Silvia also found evidence that shockwaves from the explosion pushed a bubbling brine of Dead Sea salts over once-fertile farmland. The scientific explanation clearly reflects the Biblical description of the destruction of the twin cities of evil located in the same area. Hashem rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah sulfurous fire from Hashem out of. Along the Western shores of the Dead Sea, the ashen remains of Sodom and Gomorrah bear witness of the ancient inferno which burned with FERVENT HEAT. Join Richard Rives, president of Wyatt Archaeological Research, on an expedition through the plains of Israel and Jordan as the pages of Biblical history come alive.


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Sodom and Gomorrah are possibly located under or adjacent to the shallow waters south of Al-Lisān, a former peninsula in the central part of the Dead Sea in Israel that now fully separates the sea’s northern and southern basins. They presumably were devastated about bce by an earthquake in the Dead Sea area of the East African Rift.

Sodom by the Sea book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An Affectionate History of Coney Island5/5(2). Return to Sodom and Gomorrah is an epic saga of discovery that interweaves science, history, and suspense --the first book ever to bring archaeologists, scientists and theologians together to examine the same evidence.

In this enthralling revelatory adventure, Pellegrino introduces us to dedicated pioneers like Benjamin Mazar, Leonard Woolley /5(22). Sodom’s sulphuric rain and catastrophic end is therefore not just a story about the dangers of leading immoral lives, but an origin story for the Dead Sea itself.

About the Author. So where is Sodom, according to the Biblical geography of Genesis 13. Sodom and its sister cities are located in the large oval-shaped, fertile plain just north of the Dead Sea called simply ha-kikkar, or “the Disk” (Gene verse 13).In Biblical geography, this well-watered disk-shaped plain, said to have been located east of the highland towns of Bethel and.

I have been impressed with the scholarly book "Discovering the city of Sodom" by Steven Collins & Latayne C. Scott. It gives the data necessary to convince me on of the association between Tall El-Hammam and the ancient city (67 acres) of Sodom. It was the largest city in the Palestine Levant and had been inhabited for about years/5(66).

The cities of Sodom and Gomorrah are much larger than the other three cities also located along the western shores of the Dead Sea. All but Sodom are easily accessible. We should remember, according to the Biblical account, that the area was once a very beautiful and prosperous valley.

The Bible places Sodom and Gomorrah in the region of the Dead Sea, between what are now Israel and Jordan in the Middle East. Harris spent a decade working in the area.

Yup, people knew where Sodom and Gomorrah were located all the way untill the late modern period which began approximately in the midth century. The knowledge was mysteriously lost when book printing, map making and the Age of Discovery were in full swing.

KD: I do not believe for a second that there were thousands of years between the. Sodom. One of the cities of the plain, and for some time the dwellingplace of Lot, Genesis Its crimes and vices were so enormous, that God destroyed it by fire from heaven, with three neighboring cities, Gomorrah, Zeboim, and Admah, which were as wicked as itself, Genesis The plain of Siddim in which they stood was pleasant and fruitful, like an earthy.

Coney Island has sometimes been called “Sodom by the Sea,” in reference to the vices of the Biblical city of Sodom. The headline for the New York (NY) Times on Octo was: “McKANE’S SODOM-BY-THE-SEA.” John Y.

McKane was the chief of police and the scandal-ridden “boss” of Coney Island at that time. Background. The Book of Genesis explains that during the days of Lot, the vale of Siddim was a river valley where the Battle of Siddim occurred between four Mesopotamian armies and five cities of the Jordan plain.

According to the biblical account, before the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, the Elamite King Chedorlaomer had subdued the tribes and cities surrounding the Location: Vale of Siddim (Salt Sea).

Sodom and Gomorrah are two of the Old Testament’s most infamously sinful cities. Genesis 19 tells the story of how God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for their wickedness, but spared Lot and his family (mostly). The New Testament uses these cities as examples of behavior that God’s people need to avoid.

But what exactly was the nature of. The Location of Sodom and Gomorrah has been found. What appeared to be distant, non-descript rock formations out in the middle of the sun-parched Israeli desert turns out to be the ashen remains.

- Explore lucyjudy's board "Sodom and Gomorrah", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sodom and gomorrah, Bible stories and Dead sea scrolls pins.

Josephus, Wars of the Jews, Book 4, Chap. 8, Sect. 4: “And the country of Sodom borders on it [the Dead Sea, which he calls “Lake Asphaltis “]. It was of old a most happy land, both for the fruits it bore and the riches of its cities, although it be now all burnt up. Going to Sodom and Gomorrah with Proust transposes the land onto the sea, so that the wake of a fishing boat is a dusty road, the slopes of the ocean become rolling fields and sailors on a.

Explore Sodom holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | By tradition, this area is the site of Sodom and Gomorrah, the biblical cities that were destroyed in a storm of fire and brimstone, punishment from God because of their people’s depravity (Genesis 18–19).

Hence the sea of Sodom, is said, by Diodorus Siculus, to be "about the middle of Idumea." And in Josephus, and the Book of the Maccabees, we find very many.

- Explore bmg's board "Bible-Sodom & Gomorrah" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sodom and gomorrah, Bible and Archaeology pins. The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah was thus the result of this behaviour. According to Biblical archaeologists, the story must have happened near the Dead Sea or the ‘cities of the plain’ as mentioned in Genesis (), as Abraham could look upon the two prehistoric cities in ancient Israel from the area of : Johnblack.

Scripture contains several “stories” that have been ridiculed more than others. Of these, the six-day creation, the global Flood, the parting of the Red Sea, the virgin birth, the resurrection of Christ, and other spectacular works of God receive special criticism.

Another mighty act of God that tends to be disbelieved is the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. This is a summary on the Biblical account of the city of Sodom and Gomorrah.

You can read more in-depth Bible verses from the Scripture below and use the articles and videos to understand the meaning behind this teachable event in the Bible. The Bible story about the city of Sodom and Gomorrah is a terribly sad story that reminds us just how much God hates sin.