Br. Mark Brown

John 6:35-40

John situates this teaching on the Bread of Life in a very specific place, which you can visit: the synagogue at Capernaum (we read this a few verses later).  What you see today is a partial reconstruction of an elegant Greco-Roman style building of imported stone dating from just after Jesus’ day.  This synagogue re-uses the foundation of an earlier synagogue built with the local black basalt, which is where Jesus would have taught. Read More