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Biblical Archaeology in 2011: Marching On 2/2/2012 - by Brian Janeway PhD (c)

In a continuing series of articles, I have highlighted the Annual Meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, or ASOR, in order to bring to ABR’s readers some of the latest research from the lands of the Bible and to demonstrate that, despite premature reports of its demise, archaeology relating to the Scriptures is very much alive and well. Last year the conference was held in San Francisco between Nov 23–26, 2011 and featured presentations by over 400 scholars on a very wide range of subjects, from prehistoric to Islamic times, and concerning work done in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Cyprus, and more.

Biblical Archaeology in 2009: Still Going Strong 6/6/2009 - by Brian Janeway PhD (c)

This review of biblical papers delivered at the 2008 ASOR meetings clearly shows that biblical archaeology is anything but dead, even if scholars are uncomfortable with the term itself. Indeed, it illustrates the central role that the Bible continues to play in the history and archaeology of the region; a source unmatched and unrivaled in its rich detail and description of life in antiquity...

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