By: Megan Sauter
During the Iron Age, when Israel and Judah ruled Canaan, the kingdoms of Ammon, Moab and Edom ruled east of the Jordan River. Recent archaeological discoveries vastly increase our understanding of these kingdoms and their religion.
By: Elie Wiesel
World-renowned author and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel reflects on the Biblical figures Cain and Abel in a Supporting Roles column for Bible Review.
Still another group is looking for Mt. Ararat, where the Bible says Noah landed after the flood. This group is looking to confirm the tradition that nearby Mt. Cudi (Judi Dagh) is really Mt. Ararat, as recorded in the Quran, Sura 11.44.
By: Karin Neutel
In her Biblical Views column in BAR, Biblical scholar Karin Neutel examines Paul’s vision for how we would live together in an ideal society.
By: Paul Dilley
The apocryphal Acts of John describe the dance of Jesus and the apostles. How widespread was the ritual of dance in Christian worship?
By: James Tabor
A well-known theme of the New Testament Gospel of Mark is the utter and complete failure of Jesus’s 12 male apostles—even up to the bitter […]
By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff
Where does pandemic disease, or plague, impact the history of early Christianity, and even before then, ancient Judaism? Biblical archaeologists have uncovered clues, but as […]
By: Jonathan Laden
Rare Coin from Bar Kokhba Revolt Discovered in Jerusalem
By: BAS Staff
Widely considered one of the most significant archaeological finds of all time, the Dead Sea Scrolls make up the tens of thousands of parchment and […]