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Biblical Archaeology: Whither and Whence

02/09 | Giants in Biblical archaeology, Eric and Carol Meyers sit down with BAR’s editor to discuss the past 40 years of the field. Read the full interview as it appears in   Read more…

How BAR Was Born

02/09 | BAR editor Hershel Shanks reflects on the birth, evolution and legacy of Biblical Archaeology Review.   Read more…

BAR Anniversary Bible Quiz

02/09 | In honor of our 40th anniversary, we have compiled a list of 40 momentous Biblical events and trivia. Test your knowledge of the Bible and see if you can guess   Read more…

A Giant Has Fallen

02/09 | Biblical scholar Marcus Borg, known as one of the fathers of the modern Quest for the Historical Jesus, passed away on January 21, 2015.   Read more…

Sold to the Highest Bidder: Antiquities as Cash Cows

02/04 | Do museums and educational organizations have the right to sell antiquities from their collections? This was the question the AIA-St. Louis Society faced when artifacts from its collection were put   Read more…

D.C.-Area Lecture: Assyrian Attacks Against Lachish and Jerusalem in 701 B.C.E.

02/03 | On Thursday, February 12, 2015, Dr. Garrett Fagan of Pennsylvania State University will deliver the lecture “Assyrian Attacks Against Lachish and Jerusalem in 701 B.C.E.” in the D.C. area.   Read more…

The “Strange” Ending of the Gospel of Mark and Why It Makes All the Difference

02/02 | James Tabor presents a new look at the original text of the earliest Gospel.   Read more…

Who Were the Minoans?

02/02 | Crete’s Minoan civilization has long been considered Europe’s first great Bronze Age society. But who were the Minoans? A recent DNA study suggests that the Minoan civilization comprised of local   Read more…

Manot Cave Skull Links Modern Humans to Neanderthals

02/02 | A 55,000-year-old skull discovered in Israel could point to where modern humans and Neanderthals interbred.   Read more…

The “High Place” at Tel Gezer

01/30 | Tel Gezer’s first excavator, R.A.S. Macalister, believed there was a “high place” dedicated to child sacrifice at the Canaanite site. William G. Dever disagrees.   Read more…


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