Tag: ancient Israel

Ancient Israel Through a Social Scientific Lens

09/29 | Archaeology has come a long way since 19th-century explorers first mapped Biblical sites. Two recent volumes highlight the value of a new interdisciplinary approach as archaeologist Avraham Faust explores Israelite   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Reviews.

Viewing Petroglyphs as More than Scribbles

09/05 | Davida Eisenberg-Degen examines how rock drawings, or petroglyphs, in the Negev Desert provide a “direct entry to the lives and thoughts of real human beings.”   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

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…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, Daily Life and Practice.


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