By: Robin Ngo
Where is Mt. Sinai? At a 2013 colloquium in Israel, an international group of scholars debated the question. At the center of the debate was Har Karkom, a mountain ridge in the Negev Desert that archaeologist Emmanuel Anati believes to be the Biblical Mt. Sinai.
Does archaeological evidence connect with Israel’s Exodus from Egypt—a central event in the Bible? Egyptian artifacts and sites show that the Biblical text does indeed recount accurate memories from the period to which the Exodus is generally assigned.
By: BAS Staff
Moses’ story is told in the Book of Exodus, but it starts in Genesis with the story of Abraham and his family with whom God makes a covenant.
By: Noah Wiener
Watch dozens of full-length lectures from the recent international conference Out of Egypt: Israel’s Exodus Between Text and Memory, History and Imagination.
Watch a full-length keynote lecture by University of California, Berkeley scholar Ronald Hendel online for free.