Bible and Archaeology Fest XXIV


Alicia Bregon
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Bible and Archaeology Fest XXIV

20 Lectures on Latest Finds and In-Depth Research

WASHINGTON, DC, October 5, 2021—The Biblical Archaeology Society, publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR) magazine, will host its signature event online this fall. The 24th Annual Bible and Archaeology Fest on October 16–17, 2021 offers live talks from leading Bible scholars and archaeologists from around the world via Zoom. Paid participants can enjoy a weekend of online learning with 20 experts in the field.

This year’s plenary lecture will feature esteemed scholar and popular author Bart Ehrman from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, speaking on “The Book of Revelation and the Dark Side of Christianity.” Attendees can enjoy a discussion panel, moderated by BAR Editor Glenn Corbett, with top archaeologists and heritage experts Morag Kersel of DePaul University and Andy Vaughn of the American Society of Overseas Research.

Other top scholars presenting this year:

    MARC BRETTLER, Duke University
    AARON A. BURKE, University of California, Los Angeles
    KEVIN BURRELL, Burman University, Canada
    ERIN & ROBERT DARBY, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    JENNIE EBELING, University of Evansville
    CYNTHIA SHAFER-ELLIOTT, William Jessup University
    MARK FAIRCHILD, Huntington University
    MARK GOODACRE, Duke University
    RACHEL HALLOTE, Purchase College SUNY
    RALPH HAWKINS, Averett University
    AHMAD AL-JALLAD, Ohio State University
    ANN KILLEBREW, Pennsylvania State University
    AMY-JILL LEVINE, Hartford Seminary
    AREN MAEIR, Bar-Ilan University
    LAURA NASRALLAH, Yale University
    R. STEVEN NOTLEY, Nyack College
    JAMES TABOR, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
    JOE UZIEL, Israel Antiquities Authority
    MARK WILSON, Asia Minor Resource Center

Bible and Archaeology Fest is the flagship event of the Biblical Archaeology Society. For two dozen years, scholars and dedicated enthusiasts have come to Fest to immerse themselves in the latest finds, scholarship, and discussions of the Bible and archaeology. Registration for this virtual event is $199. The student rate is $99. Register today at

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