Bethany

A village of Palestine, fifteen furlongs, or one mile and three-quarters, east of Jerusa-lem, at the base of the south-western slope of the Mount of Olives. It is not mentioned in the Old Testament; in the New Testament ...

Jacob's Well

Springs and fountains were the centres of ancient Hebrew life. To the wells, the shepherd of the sun-baked hillside would lead his flock of sheep and goats out of the thirsty stretches of rock and prickly shrubs.......

Peter Simon

St. Peter's true and original name was Simon, sometimes occurring in the form Symeon. He was the son of Jona (Johannes) and was born in Bethsaida, a town on Lake Genesareth, the position of which cannot be established with certainty...

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