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The Hungry Jesus

03/18 | Andrew McGowan challenges the tradition that Jesus was a welcoming host at meals.   Read more…

D.C.-Area Lecture: Biblical Archaeology—Spade in One Hand, Bible in the Other?

03/17 | On March 21, 2015, BAS senior editor Ellen White will present the lecture “Biblical Archaeology: Is It Really the Spade in One Hand and the Bible in the Other?”   Read more…

First Person: BAR’s 40th Birthday

03/16 | For BAR’s 40th birthday, Hershel Shanks reminisces in his First Person column about the first issue of BAR.   Read more…

Spelunkers Find Cache of Jewelry and Coins of Alexander the Great in Israel

03/13 | Spelunkers exploring a cave in northern Israel have discovered a cache of ancient jewelry and two coins of Alexander the Great.   Read more…

New on CNN: Finding Jesus

03/11 | CNN’s Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery investigates six artifacts that may shed new light on Jesus and his world.   Read more…

Ancient Mesopotamia and Alexander the Great: Two D.C.-Area Lectures

03/11 | The Washington, D.C.-area BASONOVA and BAF will be hosting the lectures “The Problem of Evil in Ancient Mesopotamia” and “Israel and the Conquests of Alexander the Great” in March 2015.   Read more…

Tel ‘Eton Excavations Reveal Possible Judahite Administrative Center

03/10 | Archaeological work at the site of Tel ‘Eton in Israel may have uncovered an important Iron Age Judahite administrative center.   Read more…

How Was Jesus’ Tomb Sealed?

03/09 | In the March/April 2015 issue of BAR, Urban C. von Wahlde looks at the Gospel accounts to see how the stone that sealed the tomb of Jesus is portrayed.   Read more…

The Archaeological Quest for the Earliest Christians

03/04 | In part two of a two-part series, Douglas Boin challenges the idea that Christians left so few archaeological traces behind because they couldn’t afford to make them.   Read more…

Has the Childhood Home of Jesus Been Found?

03/02 | The childhood home of Jesus may have been found underneath the Sisters of Nazareth Convent in Nazareth, Israel, according to archaeologist Ken Dark.   Read more…


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