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  • The Manger and the Inn

    of “swaddling” infants is a Palestinian village custom, which is observable as early as Ezekiel 16:4 and is still practiced today. Third, the extended family of David is referred to in the oriental fashion as a “house.” This is then amplified for the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2803-the-manger-and-the-inn
  • Thermopylae and the Book of Esther

    by their king Leonidas, engaged in a mission of 'suicidal self-sacrifice' by holding off the mighty Persian army for three days at the pass at Thermopylae which was no more than 20 yards wide. This battle has been made into a Hollywood movie entitled,...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2770-thermopylae-and-the-book-of-esther
  • Review of 'The Human Faces of God' by Thom Stark

    has taken you and brought you out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be a people of his own inheritance, as you are this day." This passage shows Yahweh taking (active verb, not receiving) one nation as his own unique inheritance; there is no higher...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2635-review-of-the-human-faces-of-god-by-thom-stark
  • Location of Biblical Bethel and Ai Reconsidered

    respecting the Conquest, while John Garstang, on the basis of his own findings, held out for an early date to his dying day. Thus, a new site for Ai and its excavation may settle once for all a problem vital to Near Eastern comparative chronology. A...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/about/founders-corner/2603-location-of-biblical-bethel-and-ai-reconsidered
  • The Arch of Titus and the Olive Tree of Romans 11

    of the Via Sacra leading up to the Arch of Titus. The olive tree demonstrates that God still loves ethnic Israel, and one day 'all Israel will be saved.' Introduction During the last two decades of the first century AD, Rome was in the grip of the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/3395-the-arch-of-titus-and-the-olive-tree-of-romans-11
  • What is the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls?

    to climb the face of the cliff himself to bring them back. Little did Juma realize as he began his climb on that January day in 1947 that those straying goats would eventually involve him in 'the greatest archaeological discovery in the twentieth...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/3590-what-is-the-importance-of-the-dead-sea-scrolls
  • 2013 Winter Dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir

    To understand the Winter 2013 excavation at Khirbet el-Maqatir, we have to go back to the last day of the summer 2013 dig. By now, you may have heard that the 15th century BC scarab that was found on our last day in May is listed on Christianity...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/4053-2013-winter-dig-at-khirbet-elmaqatir
  • The Genesis Flood: An Interpretive Key to the Past

    This article was first published in the Fall 2006 issue of Bible and Spade. In the 600th year of Noah's life, on the 17th day of the second month-on that day all the springs of the great deep burst forth, and the floodgates of the heavens were opened...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/4028-the-genesis-flood-an-interpretive-key-to-the-past
  • Science and the Bible: Friends or Foes?

    of certain interpretations built on soft data. Trust, but Verify: Be Wise as Serpents with Science Journals In our day, when we hear of repeated episodes of fraud in science fields such as the doctoring of climate records to support political agendas...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3934-science-and-the-bible-friends-or-foes
  • The Value of Archaeology in My Faith Walk

    and empowering. God really did cool stuff in antiquity and He used that to do meaningful things in my heart and life today. Over the past decade, my ministry responsibilities have given me the opportunity to interact with men right off the street, all...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/devotionals/3799-the-value-of-archaeology-in-my-faith-walk
  • Child Sacrifice and Abortion: A Preview of the Winter 2012 issue of Bible and Spade

    issue we have ever produced. It is dedicated to the subject of child sacrifice in the ancient world and Israel, and modern day abortion. In conjunction with the release of this issue, ABR will also be posting online articles to supplement Bible and...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3675-child-sacrifice-and-abortion-a-preview-of-the-winter-2012-issue-of-bible-and-spade
  • The Future is Bright for ABR!

    believe the scriptural record of what Christ has done? The Bible has been under attack in every period of history since the days of the apostles, and in our day the battle continues; only the weapons are different. Today's attacks use the so-called...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/devotionals/3622-the-future-is-bright-for-abr
  • Silver Coins in Syria and Rejoicing in Heaven

    of archaeology - to identify and explain all we can know about what happened at that location in the past, not unlike CSI today. Consequently, we can only speculate about the situation for this horde of 252 silver coins. The report does indicate the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3678-silver-coins-in-syria-and-rejoicing-in-heaven
  • Some Ruminations on the Shroud of Turin

    2009 under the heading, “First Century Burial Casts Doubt on Shroud of Turin.” It observed, in part: Researchers said Wednesday for the first time they have found what they believe to be pieces of a burial shroud from the time of Jesus. The find is of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-shroud-of-turin/3199-some-ruminations-on-the-shroud-of-turin
  • Ancient Harbors of the Sea of Galilee

    west side of the lake at the “land of Gennesaret,” where they anchored in the harbor of Gennesar (Nun 1989a: 23). The next day Jesus went to the synagogue of Capernaum about 3 miles away and gave His discourse on the “Bread of Life” (Jn 6:22-71)....

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/3223-ancient-harbors-of-the-sea-of-galilee
  • The Maqatir Expedition: A Diary of the 2011 Season

    that you had better hurry and get to breakfast, so you can eat something and, o' by the way, make a lunch to eat later in the day. Of course, you also better hurry, so that the bus that is ready to leave at 4:45 AM is not waiting for you to leave for...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/devotionals/3358-the-maqatir-expedition-a-diary-of-the-2011-season
  • From The Mailbox

    about Paul's report about the 500 eyewitnesses to post-Resurrection appearances of Jesus. Writing was not common in those days - in many cases itinvolved the use of specially-trained scribes. It was not like Paul was penning a casual e-mail! His message...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/3385-from-the-mailbox
  • In Search of Joshua's Ai: 11th Season of Excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir

    and a team of 41 are staying at the Yad HaShmonah dig headquarters, while other friends have joined the group almost every day. With 7 squares open the first week, we are finding wonderful architecture and artifacts. Dr. Wood continues to look for...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/3419-in-search-of-joshuas-ai-11th-season-of-excavations-at-khirbet-elmaqatir
  • Book Review: From Abraham to Paul: A Biblical Chronology: Part II

    annual growth rate of 4.7 percent. This is not an unreasonable figure, since it is exceeded in some countries at the present day. In short, the discussion in Chapter 4, although advocating the Long Sojourn, is not likely to change the opinion of many...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2797-book-review-from-abraham-to-paul-a-biblical-chronology-part-ii
  • Nahum, Nineveh and Those Nasty Assyrians

    by the great fish and then going to Nineveh to preach against the city. His message was short and to the point, “Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown” (Jon 3:4, all Scripture quotes are from the NKJV). The city, from the king to the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2744-nahum-nineveh-and-those-nasty-assyrians

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