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Do the Dead Sea Scrolls help?
When ancient Biblical texts differ from one another, which one should we believe? More specifically, in answering this question: How helpful are those ancient scrolls of the Hebrew Bible found among the Dead Sea Scrolls? Prior to their...
Biblical Archaeology Review, July/August 2014
In 2012, while excavating at the southern wall of the Temple Mount, Israeli archaeologist Eilat Mazar discovered the oldest alphabetic inscription ever found in Jerusalem. It had been inscribed on a storage jar, but, alas, the jar had not...
Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 2014
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
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 2014
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 2014