Current Stories

First Person: BAR Gives Away $50,000

First Person: BAR Gives Away $50,000

What Does the Parable of the Talents Mean?

09/26 | Richard L. Rohrbaugh examines the Parable of the Talents’ meaning in his Biblical Views column “Reading the Bible Through Ancient Eyes” in BAR.   Read more…

The Parables of Jesus

09/26 | Helmut Koester suggests that the parables of Jesus did not communicate a hidden meaning when they were told by Jesus—the parables of Jesus could be understood by all.   Read more…

Book of Leviticus Verses Recovered from Burnt Hebrew Bible Scroll

09/23 | A burnt ancient scroll found 45 years ago has finally been deciphered thanks to advanced digital technology. The scroll was revealed to contain verses from the Book of Leviticus.   Read more…

Qumran Phylacteries Reveal Nine New Dead Sea Scrolls

09/23 | Nine small Dead Sea Scroll fragments were discovered in ancient phylacteries, or tefillin.   Read more…

How Bad Was the Babylonian Exile?

09/22 | Was there really weeping from the Judahite exiles by the rivers of Babylon? New evidence suggests that life was actually pretty good for some Judahite deportees and their successors.   Read more…

12,000-Year-Old Shaman Funeral Reflects Natufian-Period Changes

09/21 | Archaeologists discovered in a cave in Israel the 12,000-year-old grave of a shaman. According to researchers, the unusual burial reflects the social changes that accompanied the transition from a foraging   Read more…

Alexander the Great in an Ancient Synagogue?

09/14 | A stunning 1,500-year-old mosaic that might depict a meeting between Alexander the Great and the Jewish high priest has been revealed in full.   Read more…

Christian Apocrypha: The “Lost Gospels”?

09/13 | The Christian apocrypha—noncanonical gospels—didn’t make the cut. But were they truly rejected, suppressed and destroyed? Until recent times there was no doubt. But now this “truth” may be unraveling. Many   Read more…

D.C.-Area Archaeology Event: The Golden Age of King Midas

09/07 | On Sunday, September 11, 2016, Dr. C. Brian Rose will deliver the lecture “The Golden Age of King Midas: Excavations at Gordion, Turkey” in the Washington, D.C. area.   Read more…


Enter Your Log In Credentials

Change Password

×