Tag: benjamin mazar

In Memoriam: Lawrence Stager (1943–2017)

01/02 | Distinguished Harvard University professor and Ashkelon excavation director Lawrence Stager died on December 29, 2017, at the age of 74.   Read more…

Posted in News, Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.

First Person: Did the Kingdoms of Saul, David and Solomon Actually Exist?

08/27 | In BAR, Hershel Shanks examines a recent article published by archaeologist Amihai Mazar. Mazar contends that while the Biblical narratives were written hundreds of years after the reigns of Saul,   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

The Enduring Symbolism of Doves

07/01 | Few symbols have a tradition as long and as rich as the dove. Read about what it represents and how its use has been shared, adapted and reinterpreted across cultures   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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