Apr 1

OnSite: The Via Dolorosa

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

 According to many Christian traditions, the Via Dolorosa (Latin for the “Way of Suffering”) marks the processional route taken by Jesus of Nazareth on […]

Dec 19

OnSite: Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

 Six miles south of Jerusalem sits what is thought to be the oldest continually used place of Christian worship in the world, Bethlehem’s Church […]

May 23

OnSite: Caesarea Maritima

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

The ancient city of Caesarea Maritima, built during the reign of Herod the Great in the late first century B.C.E., played an important role in […]

Apr 4

OnSite: The Walls of Jerusalem

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

The walls of Jerusalem have shifted many times throughout history and today large sections of the ancient city lie outside the current Ottoman-era fortifications. Despite […]

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.