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Mary, Simeon or Anna: Who First Recognized Jesus as Messiah?

09/13 | Who was the first person to truly recognize Jesus as the messiah and understand the implications? Biblical scholar Ben Witherington III takes a close look at the account given in   Read more…

The Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls

09/11 | What is the significance of the Aramaic texts among the Dead Sea Scrolls for elucidating the literary, societal, political, and religious contexts of ancient Judaism and nascent Christianity?   Read more…

The Tel Dan Inscription: The First Historical Evidence of King David from the Bible

09/10 | Few modern Biblical archaeology discoveries have attracted as much attention as the Tel Dan inscription—writing on a ninth-century B.C. stone slab (or stela) that furnished the first historical evidence of   Read more…

Biblical Riot at Ephesus: The Archaeological Context

09/09 | How accurate is Luke’s account of the riot at Ephesus described in Acts 19:23–41? Excavations at the site bring this Biblical event to reality in a new way—from inscriptions and   Read more…

Barnabas: An Encouraging Early Church Leader

09/08 | Who is Barnabas in the Bible? In part one of this two-part study, Robin Branch describes the traits that define Barnabas as an early church leader.   Read more…

Part II—Barnabas: An Encouraging Early Church Leader

09/08 | Who is Barnabas in the Bible? In part two of this two-part study, Robin Branch further analyzes the traits that define Barnabas as an early church leader.   Read more…

The Binding or Sacrifice of Isaac

09/07 | The story of the offering of Isaac is one of the most powerful narratives in the Hebrew Bible. But each tradition has understood and used the story differently and for   Read more…

The Canonical Gospels

09/06 | BAS editors have hand-selected articles from the BAS Library that cast each of the canonical Gospels in a new light.   Read more…

Pilgrims’ Progress to Byzantine Jerusalem

09/05 | Jerusalem has been revered as a holy city for millennia—with pilgrims a staple feature in its bustling streets. Egeria’s Travels and the journals of the Bordeaux Pilgrim and the Piacenza   Read more…

BAR Test Kitchen

09/04 | If you have ever wanted to eat like an ancient person, now you can.   Read more…


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