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The Starbucks Guide to Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology

The Starbucks Guide to Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology

Everyday Eves

10/20 | Carol L. Meyers points out in “‘Eves’ of Everyday Ancient Israel” in the November/December 2014 issue of BAR that women are significantly underrepresented in the Bible, and thus very little   Read more…

Canaanite Cult Complex Discovered at Tel Burna

10/17 | A 3,300-year-old cult complex where Baal may have been worshipped has been excavated at Tel Burna in Israel.   Read more…

Royal Society of Canada Names Three Leading Scholars Fellows

10/16 | Three formidable scholars from the realm of Biblical and archaeological studies will be inducted as fellows to the Royal Society of Canada.   Read more…

Blending into One: The Left Behind Movie, the Book of Revelation and the Rapture

10/14 | The Left Behind movie (2014) depicts the Rapture, which is often assumed to be clearly explained in the Bible, especially the book of Revelation. But in fact it’s slightly more   Read more…

The “Philistines” to the North

10/13 | The Philistines, who established the famous five cities in the southern coastal plain, were just one tribe of Sea Peoples who invaded Canaan in the 12th century B.C.E. The northern   Read more…

Defining Biblical Hermeneutics

10/13 | The hermeneutics of the Bible are the many ways people read the Bible.   Read more…

The Romans in War: Two D.C.-Area Lectures

10/07 | The Washington, D.C.-area Biblical Archaeology Society of Northern Virginia (BASONOVA) and Biblical Archaeology Forum (BAF) will be hosting the lectures “Search for the Battle of Actium” (October 19) and “Hannibal’s   Read more…

First Person: A New Target

10/05 | Is the relic from “Solomon’s Temple” a forgery after all? The authenticity of the ivory pomegranate inscription is called into question by a leading scholar.   Read more…

The Fourth-Century Earthquake that Rocked Galilee

10/03 | Excavations at Hippos-Sussita in Israel have uncovered evidence of the earthquake that shook Galilee and nearby regions in 363 C.E.   Read more…


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