Apr 20 Blog
Excavators at Tell es-Safi/Gath, the site of Gath of the Philistines mentioned in the Bible, found an exceptionally well preserved horned altar reminiscent of the Israelite horned altars described in the Bible. What can this find tell us about the cultural origins of the Philistines?
Feb 2 Blog
Jul 2 Blog
By: Reviews by William G. Dever and Aaron Burke
The Forgotten Kingdom by Israel Finkelstein traces the development of the northern kingdom of Israel to an earlier time associated with the reign of King Saul. The award-winning work is critically and independently reviewed by William G. Dever and Aaron Burke.
Feb 12 Blog
Ernest S. Frerichs, renowned scholar of the Hebrew Bible and Biblical interpretation, passed away on November 11, 2013, at the age of 88. From 1943 to 1946, he served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II, for which he was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge and the Bronze Star Medal for his participation in the Battle of the Vosges Mountains in eastern France.