Jul 14 Blog
By: Walter Zanger
What are zodiac mosaics doing in ancient synagogues in Israel?
Apr 19 Blog
Mar 22 Blog
By: Marc Zvi Brettler and Amy-Jill Levine
The title of this blogpost is also the title of the book we recently coauthored. The Bible With and Without Jesus (HarperOne 2020) asks how […]
Jan 1 eBook
By: BAS Admin
Walk through the religion section of any major bookstore, and you’ll see an amazing array of Bibles. The broad selection of translations (also called versions)—and the seemingly endless ways in which they are packaged—is without historical precedent. Rather than the “blessing” it could and probably should be, it may be off-putting. In this free eBook, prominent Biblical scholars expertly guide you through 21 different Bible versions and address their content, text, style and religious orientation.
Apr 10 Blog
By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff
It is always a special tragedy when a scholar dies relatively young. Victor Avigdor Hurowitz, a widely respected professor in the department of Bible, archaeology and ancient Near East at Ben-Gurion University, died unexpectedly in January at age 64 in the course of a hospital operation.
Apr 17 Blog