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Christian Science Monitor Cover Story “What Archaeology Tells Us About the Bible”

The newest issue of Christian Science Monitor has its cover story on archaeology and the Bible, highlighting Khirbet Qeiyafa and the debate over David, Solomon, and the ancient Israelite kingdoms. In all, it is one of the more balanced overviews of … Continue reading

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Let’s Go to Gezer Together (with video)

Archaeological teams often take field trips to other sites during excavation season. Last Thursday afternoon, we went to the biblical city of Gezer. This site has seen the best of times and the worst of times. What does that mean? … Continue reading

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Did William Dever just declare Low Chronology dead?

Two sources at this year’s ASOR conference in Chicago report a quote from Dr. Bill Dever at the end of the Qeiyafa sessions on Thursday. Anyone interested in the Bible’s relationship to archaeology and history will find this interesting. “There … Continue reading

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