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53 People in the Bible Confirmed Archaeologically

53 People in the Bible Confirmed Archaeologically

The Arch of Titus in Color

04/12 | The article “True Colors: Digital Reconstruction Restores Original Brilliance to the Arch of Titus” by Steven Fine, Peter J. Schertz and Donald H. Sanders in the May/June 2017 issue of   Read more…

BAR Test Kitchen: Tah’u Stew

04/12 | The new feature BAR Test Kitchen hopes to introduce you to a new—yet old—kind of cooking. First on the menu is an ancient Babylonian stew.   Read more…

Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J. (1920–2016)

04/12 | On Dec. 24, 2016, Joseph Fitzmyer died at the Jesuit Manresa Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was recognized as one of the premier Biblical scholars of his generation.   Read more…

When Was the First Communion?

04/10 | Early Christians celebrated the Lord’s Supper as a full meal, but by the third century, it had ceased to be a banquet and had become a ritualized small meal instead.   Read more…

Where Is Golgotha, Where Jesus Was Crucified?

04/07 | Where is Golgotha, where Jesus was crucified, located in Jerusalem? In their Archaeological Views column “Golgotha: Is the Holy Sepulchre Church Authentic?” in the May/June 2016 issue of BAR, Marcel   Read more…

How Was Jesus’ Tomb Sealed?

04/06 | Urban C. von Wahlde looks at the Gospel accounts to see how the stone that sealed the tomb of Jesus is portrayed.   Read more…

On What Day Did Jesus Rise?

04/05 | On what day did Jesus rise? After three days or on the third day? Ben Witherington III examines this question in BAR.   Read more…

Three Stones Make a Wall: An Interview with Author Eric H. Cline

04/04 | In this exclusive interview, archaeologist Eric H. Cline sits down with Bible History Daily to discuss his new book, Three Stones Make a Wall: The Story of Archaeology (Princeton Univ.   Read more…

Biblical Studies in the Digital Age

04/03 | In BAR, digital archaeologist Todd R. Hanneken provides an expert overview of innovative technologies his team uses to study an erased parchment manuscript of the Book of Jubilees, an extra-Biblical   Read more…


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