Biblical Archaeology Review 32:1, January/February 2006

Queries & Comments

Tabloid Junk

Your magazine used to be a rigorous scientific journal. It is a sign of the depressing times to see it now: a rag sheet that twists science to justify Scripture. Recent headlines included: Noah sailed in a sewn boat! The pool where Jesus healed the blind man! Has BAR become the Weekly World News?

Taylor Van Horne Pasadena, California

Time for Another Point of View

BAR is just like any other “scholarly” periodical—the prerequisite: it must be liberal. I would love a serious Biblical archaeology periodical that would deal with those oh-so-close-minded conservative views, treating them like real points of view, because they are.

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