Perge Fairchild

Aug 22

Paul’s First Missionary Journey through Perga and Pisidian Antioch

By: Noah Wiener

Paul’s first missionary journey took him from Cyprus into the heart of Anatolia. Explore the route with a web-exclusive slideshow.

Israel Finkelstein and Matthew Adams

Aug 4

Enjoy a Mini-Course in Biblical Archaeology

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

“This is a class, so you better come prepared,” said Matthew Adams, Director of the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. Over the past […]


Jul 10

The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela

By: Megan Sauter

With 11 rock-hewn churches, Lalibela, Ethiopia, is understandably a place of pilgrimage for those in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Explore Lalibela’s spectacular subterranean churches in this web-exclusive slideshow.

Apr 8

Biblical Archaeology Review Magazine’s Current Digital Issue Now Available Free, Online


CONTACT: Jennifer Drummond Email: [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC: April 8, 2020—The Biblical Archaeology Society, publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR), has opened its Spring 2020 issue free […]

Feb 12

Lost Books, Scribal Authority, and Abraham against the Egyptians in Genesis Apocryphon

By: Andrew Perrin

Any time that a character in the Bible discovers, accesses, or writes a book, it’s significant. Yet are these mentions of media about an actual […]

Sep 15

Video: Moses the Magician

By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff

Watch a full-length lecture by Rutgers University scholar Gary Rendsburg online for free.

Mar 12

The Arch of Titus in Color

By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff

Watch an exclusive video of digital scanning conducted on the famed Arch of Titus.

Mar 11

Doctors, Diseases and Deities: Epidemic Crises and Medicine in Ancient Rome

By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff

In this lecture presented at The Explorers Club in New York, Sarah Yeomans examines a recently excavated archaeological site that has substantially contributed to our understanding of what ancient Romans did to combat disease and injury.


Apr 12

Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J. (1920–2016)

By: John R. Donahue

On Dec. 24, 2016, Joseph Fitzmyer died at the Jesuit Manresa Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was recognized as one of the premier Biblical scholars of his generation.

Apr 3

Ara Pacis Illuminated

By: Robin Ngo

Using NASA data and 3D modeling, researchers have dispelled a long-held theory regarding the relationship between two famous monuments in ancient Rome.