Biblical Archaeology Review, July/August 2014
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I think we have found Modi’in—not for sure, but very probably. Modi’in is famous as the home of the Maccabee family—Mattathias and his five sons, who led the Jewish revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes, the Seleucid ruler of Judea, in the...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March/April 2014
Contrary to the claims of some 20th-century scholarship, the Hebrew Bible never refers directly to cult prostitutes. Many modern Bible translations are simply misleading in this respect. Much of the confusion results from a misunderstanding...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 2014