Sandals in the Bible
For most of us, shoes are surprisingly important. I say ‘surprisingly’ because most of us would think them less important than various other items of clothing. Yet badly-fitting shoes, or shoes that do not protect against stones or thorns quickly leave us unable to continue walking. An ill-fitting shirt causes much less trouble!
While researching what footwear Jeremiah may have worn, I came across some interesting references to shoes or sandals in the Bible. Writing biblical fiction has frequently led me to fascinating information and this was no exception. Continue reading