Category Archives: Archaeology

Will the Ark of the Covenant Ever Be Found?

I have to confess to being a fan of Raiders of the Lost Ark. And when the movie came out, many articles were published about what happened to the Ark of the Covenant? The most popular theory was that some … Continue reading

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Archaeology: Recent Discoveries Regarding the Hebrew Alphabet

I’ve come across two fascinating articles regarding work done by Douglas Petrovich regarding the Hebrew alphabet. From 2013: Oldest Hebrew writing in Jerusalem corroborates Hebrew history. Wine jars found in the foundation of a building from around 1000 BC in Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Apologetics: Archaeology and the Bible, Part 2

Old Testament The Dead Sea Scrolls These were found in 1946 by a shepherd boy in caves near the Dead Sea. There are hundreds of such caves, and many are very difficult to reach. Fortunately, the boy’s goats wandered into … Continue reading

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Apologetics: Archaeology and the Bible, Part 1

We really can’t fairly consider the impact of archaeology on the Bible’s authenticity without knowing a little history. Of course, for centuries, the Western world just assumed the Bible to be true and felt no need to test its claims … Continue reading

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Archaeology: Why Paul Went West

While we’re looking at fascinating articles from the Biblical Archaeology Review, you’ve just got to know about this article, “Why Paul Went West.” The diaspora of Jews in the east developed very differently from the diaspora in the west. The … Continue reading

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Christian Evidences: New Archaeological Find

This is from the Jerusalem Post, by way of the Jesus Creed — A breakthrough in the research of the Bible has shed new light on the period in which the Bible could have been written, testifying to Hebrew writing … Continue reading

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Important Archaeological News

This month’s issue of the Biblical Archaeology Review has an important article on Khirbet Qeifaya. The archaeologist overseeing the dig has concluded that the city is from the time of David, and this conclusion is supported by carbon dating and … Continue reading

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