Bible and archaeology news
Prof. Aren Maeir is offering a MOOC (massive open online course) titled “Biblical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Judah” online on the EdX platform. The course will be the equivalent of a semester-long course on the archaeology of Iron Age Israel and Judah. The course is open to all—and for a fee, one can receive a certificate from EdX or academic credit from Bar-Ilan University. Registration is now open—click here to learn more and register!
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Aren Maeir is professor of archaeology at the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology at Bar-Ilan University and director of the Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project, a long-term, multi-national excavation of one of the largest ancient sites in Israel.
Our free eBook Ten Top Biblical Archaeology Discoveries brings together the exciting worlds of archaeology and the Bible! Learn the fascinating insights gained from artifacts and ruins, like the Pool of Siloam in Jerusalem, where the Gospel of John says Jesus miraculously restored the sight of the blind man, and the Tel Dan inscription—the first historical evidence of King David outside the Bible.
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