Tag: biblical archaeology review

First Person: Is “Bible” a Dirty Word?

09/28 | In Hershel Shanks’s First Person in the September/October 2015 issue of BAR, he wonders if the words “Bible” and “Biblical” are becoming taboo in modern politics—and in archaeology.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics.

Where the Heroes of the Maccabean Revolt Lie

09/25 | Have archaeologists located the elusive Tomb of the Maccabees, described in ancient sources as a towering stone monument with pyramids?   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, News.

Tischendorf on Trial for Removing Codex Sinaiticus, the Oldest New Testament

09/23 | Constantine Tischendorf’s chance finding of Codex Sinaiticus, the oldest New Testament manuscript, at St. Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai—and his later removal of the manuscript—made him both famous and infamous.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works, Artifacts and the Bible, Bible Versions and Translations, New Testament.

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