Objective: In this episode of Explore the Bible, you'll learn about King Herod the Great, the clever, yet cruel king of Roman-occupied Judea. 

What made Herod 'Great' and why is he remembered for his cruelty? And why was he so obsessed with finding Jesus? 

Learn these answers and more in this episode of Explore the Bible

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Course curriculum

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    Explore the Bible - 'Herod the Great'

    Show Content
    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Explore the Bible - 'Herod the Great' - STUDY GUIDE
    • Explore the Bible - 'Herod the Great' - VIDEO
    • Explore the Bible - 'Herod the Great' - QUIZ


Instructor Bio:

Marshall Connolly has spent his life in service to God and the Church as an educator and writer. He is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned bachelor's degrees in English and History, as well as a teaching credential. He has completed additional studies at Whitman College, and the University of San Diego. His interests include science and apologetics and he writes on both subjects for Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.

He serves as the first Director of Education for Catholic Online School.

Marshall Connolly

Director of Education

Marshall Connolly