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Scholars Debate the Authenticity of the Shapira Scrolls

December 08, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 8, 2021)—Renowned biblical scholars debate whether the Shapira Scrolls contain an authentic biblical manuscript or forged text. These scroll fragments surfaced at […]  read more →

Bible and Archaeology Fest XXIV

October 04, 2021 Bible and Archaeology Fest XXIV 20 Lectures on Latest Finds and In-Depth Research WASHINGTON, DC, October 5, 2021—The Biblical Archaeology Society, publisher of Biblical Archaeology […]  read more →

New App Reveals a Glorious Church for a Mysterious Martyr

August 27, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 27, 2021)—Have you ever wondered how archaeological sites looked before they turned to ruins? Now you can by visiting the Church of […]  read more →

7 “Real” Religious Figures from the New Testament

July 01, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 1, 2021)—Extra-biblical evidence confirms the existence of seven religious figures from the New Testament. Although the New Testament is full of intriguing […]  read more →

Fourth Edition of Ancient Israel Book Now Available

June 24, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2021 – The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) has a fully revised and updated edition of Ancient Israel: From Abraham to the […]  read more →

Fourth Edition of Ancient Israel Book Coming Early June

May 24, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2021 – The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) has a fully revised and updated edition of Ancient Israel: From Abraham to the […]  read more →

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre’s History

March 30, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 30, 2021)—Take a pilgrimage to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the holiest site in Christendom, in the Spring 2021 issue of […]  read more →

BAS Names New Editor for BAR Magazine

February 19, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 2021)—The Biblical Archaeology Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Glenn J. Corbett, a Near Eastern archaeologist and longtime associate and contributing […]  read more →

Male Figurines from Ancient Judah Might Depict the God of the Bible

July 31, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 31, 2020)—In his article “The Face of Yahweh?” published in the Fall 2020 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Yosef Garfinkel of the […]  read more →

Personal Names Illuminate Biblical Historicity

June 24, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2020)—In the Summer 2020 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Mitka R. Golub of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem addresses whether personal […]  read more →