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Professor Maier’s extensive rebuttal of my earlier essay is a most welcome engagement from an authority who has written widely on the figure of Pilate.1 I am happy to offer a reply. First, however, a word on name-calling. Professor Maier’s...
Bible Review, June 2004
The Futile Quest for The Holy Grail
Most of us remember the dramatic ending of the last Indiana Jones movie, The Last Crusade, when good-guy Jones confronts a wicked quester for the Holy Grail in a room full of cups. A Knight Templar is guarding the vessels, some of...
Bible Review, August 2004
The Blessing of Poverty the Bane of Divorce
Scholars have been cautious about drawing a direct line between Jesus and the Dead Sea Scroll sectarians. Indeed, perhaps the most criticized sentence in the vast literature about the Dead Sea Scrolls is one penned by the great American...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 2004
What Ceramics Tell Us About the Social World of Ancient Israel
So often it seems that pottery is boring. But the little bits of sherds that are ubiquitous on excavations tell us a lot. Thanks to pottery we can date structures such as buildings and...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March/April 2004
The Romans: From Village to Empire: A History of Ancient Rome from Earliest Times to Constantine
Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola and Richard J.A. Talbert
Archaeology Odyssey, September/October 2004