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The official site for Khirbet Qeiyafa has just been updated with new information and photos. This Iron Age site happens to overlook David and Goliah’s biblical battlefield and has produced a wealth of data from the period when the tribal societies of … Continue reading
A new excavation in the Judean foothills may reveal details about the arrival of the Philistines, the decline of the Canaanites, and the development of the Kingdom of Judah. The site is called Khirbet Arai and is located near Tel Lachish, … Continue reading
There is a new book on the debates surrounding Khirbet Qeiyafa, a recently excavated city dating to the time of King David. The quantity and quality of the finds from Kh. Qeiyafa have reignited discussion over the political, religious, and societal development of ancient Judah in the time … Continue reading
We enjoyed a pleasant visit from Yossi Garfinkel Tuesday evening on the Florida College campus. He gave a lecture on Khirbet Qeiyafa to a full auditorium plus a summary of the first Tel Lachish season for a private dinner group. Here are … Continue reading
The second published volume of the Khirbet Qeiyafa excavation has just come off the press. It should be available any day now through the Israel Exploration Society. Additional volumes from the Khirbet Qeiyafa excavations are due in the near future.
During the 2010 excavation we uncovered what the archaeologists were calling a ‘cultic building’ near the southern Iron Age gate. ‘Cultic’ is the term archaeologists use for any religious or worship-related find. (There’s a standard joke that whenever excavators cannot … Continue reading
We finished up our last evening with the church in Dos Hermanas and got back to the hotel a little while ago. I presented a another archaeological lesson while my father taught on the question, “Why doesn’t God use people … Continue reading
Our visits with the church are going well. We meet each night for Bible study and stay around to visit, talk and know one another. On a busy weeknight it takes about 45 – 50 minutes for us to get … Continue reading
Jaime Restrepo, the evangelist in Manizales, Colombia, has posted his report for June-July on his website. (It is in Spanish but if you click on “Reportes” you can read his reports in English.) Jaime’s report has information on the Encuentro and … Continue reading