Tag: joshua

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

01/01 | Discovered during the Temple Mount Sifting Project, this seventh-century B.C.E. clay bulla inscribed in paleo-Hebrew script with the phrase “Gibeon, for the king” provides evidence for how ancient taxes were   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice, Inscriptions.

Digs 2019: A Day in the Life

12/26 | When the alarm clock blares at 4 a.m., it’s time to get up and start the dig day. Join BAR Editor Robert R. Cargill in his trademark tie-dye shirt as   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics.

How December 25 Became Christmas

12/25 | Theological scholar Andrew McGowan examines how December 25 came to be associated with the birthday of Jesus and became Christmas, a holiday celebrated by Christians around the world.   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus, New Testament.


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