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BASONOVA Lecture: Why Did Kush Defend Judah in 701 BC?

12/19 | Second Kings and Isaiah report the siege of Jerusalem by Assyrian king Sennacherib is suddenly interrupted by a report that “Tirhakah, the king of Kush, is come forth to make   Read more…

Bible Secrets Revealed

12/19 | The History Channel’s new series “Bible Secrets Revealed” tackles the mysteries of the Bible over the course of six weeks.   Read more…

Lawrence of Arabia as Archaeologist

12/18 | Most people picture T.E. Lawrence as the dashing leader dressed in white and gold Arab robes portrayed by Peter O’Toole in the 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia. While the real   Read more…

Uncovering an Early Christian Center on Karpathos, Greece

12/12 | Greek archaeologist Eleni Christidou describes the recent excavation of a villa maritima and production center on Lefkos beach.   Read more…

Scholarship Winners Speak Up

12/12 | In 2013, BAS awarded more than 20 scholarships. Read anecdotes and view photographs submitted by our 2013 scholarship recipients below.   Read more…

Between Heaven and Earth

12/12 | Megan Sauter reviews “Between Heaven and Earth: Birds in Ancient Egypt” edited by Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer.   Read more…

“Is This Not the Carpenter?”

12/12 | Victor Paul Furnish reviews “‘Is This Not the Carpenter?’ The Question of the Historicity of the Figure of Jesus” edited by Thomas L. Thompson and Thomas S. Verenna.   Read more…

The Passing of a Conspiracy Theorist

12/12 | On June 22, 2013, the New York Times noted the passing of writer Michael Baigent at age 65. For the Times, he was notable because he and his partner Richard   Read more…

Robert Jehu Bull (1920–2013)

12/12 | Robert Jehu Bull, archaeologist and church historian, died last August at age 92. Bull was emeritus director of the Institute for Archaeological Research at Drew University and professor emeritus of   Read more…

Again the Siloam Tunnel

12/12 | In the September/October 2013 issue of BAR, Hershel Shanks reviewed the evidence for the dating of the Jerusalem tunnels, citing recent analysis by Aren Maeir and Jeffrey Chadwick. Maeir and   Read more…


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