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Volkmar Fritz (1938–2007)

08/29 | Volkmar Fritz died on August 21, 2007, at the age of 69 in Bad Schwartau, Germany, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by his devoted wife   Read more…

James F. Ross (1927–2007)

08/21 | Jim Ross, who died in May at the age of 79, was on the masthead of this magazine from the very first issue in March 1975 until the issue you   Read more…

Analysis of Microscope Photographs: The Ivory Pomegranate Inscription—Preserved And Missing

08/01 | View and discuss photos taken with a microscope that have left scholars undecided as to whether the ivory pomegranate inscription is a forgery or not.   Read more…

Context

08/01 | Back to Is the Ivory Pomegranate a Forgery or Authentic?

A small group of American, French and Israeli scholars met on May 3, 2007, in Jerusalem in an attempt to resolve   Read more…

Bruce M. Metzger (1914–2007)

04/18 | Bruce Manning Metzger, the quintessential Presbyterian elder, scholar and gentleman, was one of the foremost New Testament textual critics of the 20th century. He was a major contributor to our   Read more…

Two Burials of Jesus of Nazareth and the Talpiot Yeshua Tomb

03/14 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

James D. Tabor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Jodi Magness argues on this web site that the controversial tomb in the east Talpiot area of   Read more…

The Tomb of Jesus? Wrong on Every Count

03/11 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

Rarely does the world of Biblical archaeology make as much news as when filmmakers James Cameron and Simcha Jacobovici announced at a press conference in   Read more…

Has the Tomb of Jesus Been Discovered?

03/05 | Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again

In the new documentary film, The Lost Tomb of Jesus (which appeared on the Discovery Channel on March 4th, 2007), director Simcha Jacobovici and producer   Read more…

James Barr (1924–2006)

12/14 | James Barr, one of the most significant Biblical scholars of the 20th century, died on October 14, 2006, at the age of 82.

Barr’s most influential work was The Semantics of   Read more…

Yizhar Hirschfeld (1950–2006)

11/22 | Yizhar Hirschfeld, a leading Israeli archaeologist and the director of the excavations at Tiberias and Ramat Hanadiv, died on November 16, 2006, in Jerusalem from complications of a stroke. He   Read more…


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