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Rediscovering the Kathisma
For many centuries the Protoevangelium of James was an enormously popular and influential apocryphal gospel. Written in the latter half of the second century, purportedly by Jesus’ brother James, it tells the story of the birth of Mary and,...
Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 2006
Was it Cyprus?
YES By James D. Muhly Virtually all references to ancient Alashiya refer to copper, which is found in abundance on Cyprus. If Alashiya is not Cyprus, no one would be able to identify the source of the principal metal (with tin) of the Bronze Age. I first entered the Alashiya debate by delivering a...
Archaeology Odyssey, January/February 2006
Phyllis Trible Obtains a Blessing, but It Comes at a Cost: She Limps
Phyllis Trible is surely one of the most distinguished feminist Biblical scholars in the world. In 1994, she served as president of the Society of Biblical Literature, only the second woman to serve in that capacity since the organization was...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March/April 2006