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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 →

A Day in the Life of a First-Century Woman—in the Roman Empire and the Christian Church

June 24, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2020)—During the first century C.E., life for women was fraught with difficulty and danger. Yet their resilience shines through biblical texts, […]  read more →

Biblical Archaeology Review Magazine’s Current Digital Issue Now Available Free, Online

April 08, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC: April 8, 2020—The Biblical Archaeology Society, publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR), has opened its Spring 2020 issue free to online readers worldwide. […]  read more →

Literacy in Ancient Israel and Judah

April 06, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 6, 2020)—Also known as the Old Testament, the Hebrew Bible was composed over a long span of time. Numerous opinions exist as […]  read more →