The Star Namer’s Star Continues to Make News

Alpha Centauri is the star referred to in Shepherd, Potter, Spy–and the Star Namer. What the Late Bronze Age Gibeonites of Canaan knew about it was that it was called Toliman which was interpreted to mean “the heretofore and the hereafter.” Ishtaba, the master potter of Gibeon, saw the meaning of the star’s name indicated someone in the […]