By: Jennie Ebeling
William G. Dever's book, "Has Archaeology Buried the Bible" looks at the history of biblical archaeology. Archaeological discoveries, Dever argues, have brought about a revolution in our understanding of the Bible, although not necessarily by proving the historicity of pivotal biblical events.
By: Victor Hurowitz
When Moses came down from the mountain and saw the Golden Calf, he became enraged and hurled the two tablets to the ground, smashing them to smithereens. And he burned the Golden Calf until it became a powder that he mixed with water, and then he made the wayward Israelites drink the resulting potion, thereby calling attention to their infidelity.
By: Megan Perry
Thomas (Tom) Parker, renowned archaeologist of Roman Jordan, passed away suddenly on September 12, 2021 in Raleigh, North Carolina at the age of 71. Tom had a long research career in Jordan, where he directed the Limes Arabicus and Roman Aqaba Projects and co-directed the Petra North Ridge Project.
By: BAS Staff
BAR Editor Glenn J. Corbett interviewed three leading scholars Eric H. Cline, Melissa Cradic, and Jodi Magness of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In their conversation, they discuss the importance of public scholarship, new efforts to reach broader audiences, and the critical role BAR plays in bridging the gap between scholars and a public eager to know more.