Tag Archives: Bible Archaeology

Overview of Some of the Most Important Recent Archaeological Finds in Israel

See here for an article on the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs website about some of the most important archaeological finds in recent years in Israel… Via Dr Aren Maeir.

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Belief in the Resurrection in Ancient Context

Dr Christopher Rollston: BELIEF IN THE RESURRECTION IN ANCIENT CONTEXT: LATE SECOND TEMPLE JUDAISM, EARLY POST-BIBLICAL JUDAISM, AND EARLY CHRISTIANITY There is often a great deal of misunderstanding about this subject generally.  That is, people who do not work in … Continue reading

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Is this Britain’s First Christian Burial?

Anglo Saxon grave reveals 16-year-old girl laid to rest with a gold cross The Daily Mail reports: Laid to rest in her best clothes and lying on an ornamental bed, she was probably of noble blood. Quite how the 16-year-old Anglo … Continue reading

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The James Ossuary Trial Verdict: Not Guilty

Breaking News: Golan and Deutsch Acquitted of All Forgery Charges. Forgery Allegations Dismissed by James Ossuary Trial Verdict. Biblical Archaeology Society: The Biblical Archaeology Society has just learned that the District Court in Jerusalem exonerated Oded Golan and Robert Deutsch … Continue reading

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10 Die in Egypt while Digging for Ancient Treasures

AFP: CAIRO — Ten people were killed when the soil caved in on them as they were illegally digging for ancient treasures under a house in a central Egyptian village, police officials told AFP on Monday. The 10, including four … Continue reading

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New Website for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre Launched

By the Custody of the Holy Land: The site, with enhanced graphics, offers numerous updated materials in four languages ― Italian, English, Spanish, French ― along with a rich selection of images and downloadable photos of the Church of the … Continue reading

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Archaeology and the Bible

Associates for Biblical Research Director of Development Henry Smith: Subjects of this interview include: Egyptian Inscription mentioning Israel, the ABR Dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir, Child Sacrifice and Abortion, and the influence of worldview on interpreting evidence.    

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Byzantine Manuscripts Restoration

How to repair a Byzantine Manuscript: HT: Byzantine News  

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Video: Cuneiform Tablets from the UCLA Library

HT: ASOR Blog  

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Dominus Flevit, Where Jesus Wept over Jerusalem

Dominus flevit. In the middle of the Mount of Olives lies the Franciscan sanctuary that preserves the memory of the place where Jesus wept over Jerusalem. It’s also an important place for valuable archaeological evidence about early Christianity.  

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