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Witnessing the Divine

08/23 | The legend of the magi has fired the imagination of Christians since the earliest times. In art, the adoration of the magi appeared earlier and far more frequently than any   Read more…

Judean Pillar Figurines

08/21 | In “JPFs: More Questions than Answers” in the September/October 2014 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Robert Deutsch provides an overview of Judean pillar figurines.   Read more…

From Stone to Screen

08/20 | Members of the From Stone to Screen graduate student project at UBC discuss their ongoing efforts to create digital archives of their department’s artifact collection—making these fascinating objects accessible to   Read more…

How Do BAR Readers Differ? You Tell Us

08/20 | A recent Gallup poll of more than a thousand American adults offered three different attitudes toward the Bible’s historical accuracy   Read more…

Study Investigates Western Wall Erosion

08/20 | A study newly published in the journal Geology has investigated why some portions of the Western Wall are more eroded and contain more cracks than others.   Read more…

Love Your Neighbor: Only Israelites or Everyone?

08/19 | The Book of Leviticus tells us to love our neighbors, but who are our neighbors? Does the command mean to just love fellow Israelites—or everyone?   Read more…

Adornment in the Southern Levant

08/19 | Josephine Verduci examines the jewelry and costumes worn by the Sea Peoples, which highlight the cross-cultural relationships developed in the Late Bronze/Early Iron Age southern Levant.   Read more…

Open Context

08/18 | As data dissemination becomes an expected outcome of scholarship, researchers need supporting services to adequately describe and document, preserve, disseminate and understand and reuse digital data.   Read more…

Did the Northern Kingdom of Israel Practice Customary Ancient Israelite Religion?

08/17 | There is very little archaeological evidence of royal ancient Israelite religion. Excavations have had greater access to sites showing everyday “folk religion,” mostly because the center of elite ancient Israelite   Read more…

Tomb of Apostle Philip Found

08/16 | Amid the remains of a fourth- or fifth-century church at Hierapolis, one of the most significant Christian sites in Turkey, archaeologist Francesco D’Andria found a first-century Roman tomb that he   Read more…


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