Ancient History, Greek, History, Theology

Some Background on Gedara and the Windstorm

Jesus' encounter with the demonic forces on the Lake Gennesaret (Sea of Galilee) occurs as he is trying to get to the region of Gedara. The name of the city itself means "border country" and it is essentially the eastern edge of Jewish influence. Beyond Gedara was the Decapolis, an entirely new municipality founded by… Continue reading Some Background on Gedara and the Windstorm

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