Tag: the ancient near east

The Origins of “The Cherry Tree Carol”

12/03 | “The Cherry Tree Carol” is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 13th-century England; an American version was discovered in Appalachia in the 20th century. Stonehill College Biblical scholar Mary   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

First Person: My Final “First Person”

10/30 | After 42 years as Editor of Biblical Archaeology Review, Hershel Shanks will be retiring.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.

The Terra Sancta Museum: A New Stop on the Via Dolorosa

10/30 | The Terra Sancta Museum in Jerusalem’s Old City sits on the Via Dolorosa (“Way of Sorrow”), the path, according to tradition, that Jesus walked before his crucifixion. Three new wings   Read more…

Posted in News, Exhibits/Events.


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