Queries & Comments

Queries & Comments

Feb 24

More Queries & Comments Spring 2023

By: BAS Staff

Taking a Sling AS A RETIRED NEUROSURGEON, I read with enthusiasm the article by Boyd Seevers and Victoria Parrott on biblical-era slings (“Taking a Sling: […]

Nov 18

More Queries & Comments Winter 2022

By: BAS Staff

Pigs Taboo I HAVEN’T READ the book Evolution of a Taboo, reviewed by Aren M. Maeir (Book Review, Spring 2022), but I will add that from […]

Aug 26

More Queries and Comments Fall 2022

By: BAS Staff

Jesus in Arabia   THE BASALT DESERT with its rock inscriptions was and remains, according to Ahmad Al-Jallad (“Jesus in Arabia: Tracing the Spread of […]

May 27

More Queries & Comments Summer 2022


Chalk Vessels  IN A LETTER TO BAR (Q&C, Fall 2021), Yonatan Adler asks for ideas from BAR readers about how chalk vessels could have been […]

BAR Fall 2021 Cover

Feb 25

More Queries & Comments Spring 2022

By: BAS Staff

The Mazars   I WAS SURPRISED that Eilat Mazar’s cousin, Amihai Mazar, was not mentioned in her very nice Milestones memorial column (Fall 2021). Was […]

Nov 19

More Queries & Comments, Winter 2021

By: BAS Staff

Biblical Figures Confirmed LAWRENCE MYKYTIUK MAKES one assertion I cannot make sense of (“New Testament Religious Figures Confirmed,” Summer 2021). In speaking of the high […]

BAR Fall 2021 Cover

Aug 27

More Queries & Comments, Fall 2021

By: BAS Staff

A Good Bye and a Welcome I WANT TO THANK ROBERT CARGILL for what he did for BAR. Succeeding Hershel Shanks was truly a task […]

BAR Summer 2021 Cover

May 28

More Queries & Comments, Summer 2021

By: BAS Staff

BAR-Inspired Poetry I AM SHARING MY POEM “The Archaeologist,” which was inspired by my deep interest in biblical archaeology, nurtured and fed through the years […]

BAR Spring 2021 Cover

Feb 26

More Queries & Comments, Spring 2021

By: BAS Staff

INFORMAL FORMAT REQUESTS   PLEASE INCREASE THE FONT and bring back the pleasure of reading the magazine. Reducing the font size reminds me of the […]

Nov 13

More Queries & Comments, Winter 2020

By: BAS Staff

Early Christian Manuscripts THANK YOU FOR THE HELPFUL ARTICLE “How Old Are the Oldest Christian Manuscripts?” (BAR, Summer 2020), I think overall this is an […]