Inside BAR

March/April May/June 2018

Liberator of the Dead Sea Scrolls, defender of Biblical maximalism, and champion of investigating unprovenanced artifacts, Hershel Shanks—the founder and longtime Editor of Biblical Archaeology Review—has had a long, varied, successful career. To celebrate his retirement as Editor of BAR, the March/April/May/June 2018 issue highlights some of Hershel’s major campaigns in the world of Biblical archaeology and chronicles the history of the Biblical Archaeology Society. This special double issue contains reflections from some of Hershel’s friends and colleagues on the past four decades in the world of Biblical archaeology and also features a new exciting discovery from Jerusalem. Archaeologist Eilat Mazar reveals what may be a seal impression of the prophet Isaiah—unveiled here for the first time ever!

Visit us online at Bible History Daily to see the latest news in Biblical archaeology, as well as additional articles and videos about key Bible and archaeology topics, including an interview by Hershel Shanks with eminent scholars Eric and Carol Meyers about the past 40 years of Biblical archaeology. This Easter, discover what Biblical scholars and archaeologists can teach us about the resurrection with the free BAS eBook Easter: Exploring the Resurrection of Jesus. Be sure to explore the BAS Library, which features every article ever published in BAR, Bible Review and Archaeology Odyssey, all footnoted articles in BAR Notables and Special Collections of articles curated by BAS editors. Plus visit our BAS Streaming Video Site to stream or download lectures about the Bible and archaeology by world experts from the comfort of your home, office or classroom.

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