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Tucson, August 1984

By: Alex Joffe Tucson in August is predictably hot. But no one had told us that the center lanes on … Read more

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David’s Jerusalem

By: Daniel Pioske

In a letter sent to Charlemagne sometime just prior to 800 CE, Alcuin of York praised his … Read more

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Why another Introduction to the Hebrew Bible?

By: Bill T. Arnold

Cambridge University Press just released my new book, Introduction to the Old Testament.[i] I … Read more

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FOA Podcast: “Studying Biblical Archaeology and the Humanities,” Featuring Professor Shalom Holtz

In this episode ASOR’s own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe discusses the present ups and downs of studying … Read more

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The State of Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies in America

By: Mark S. Smith

I thank ANE Today for asking me to address this question. The perspective on the state … Read more

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: Dr. Gary Rendsburg, “Best of Times, Worst of Times”

Listen to ASOR’s own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe talk with Dr. Gary Rendsburg, about the state … Read more

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Jesus’s Passover

By: Dr. James F. Strange, University of South Florida Professor 

Passover in Exodus 12-13 was a family ritual, but in … Read more

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The Last Passover of Jesus

By: James H. Charlesworth
George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language
and Literature and director of the Dead Sea Read more

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Noah,” Featuring Dr. Robert Cargill

**WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS**

Listen to Dr. Robert Cargill talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark).  We … Read more

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Has Archaeology Gone Overboard in Throwing Out the Bible?

By: Steven Collins

The relationship between archaeology and the Bible has been a much-debated topic over the last 25 years. … Read more

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Hazor in the Tenth Century BCE

 ANE Today Editorial Introduction:*

Few topics are more controversial than the biblical kingdoms of David and Solomon. Were they and Read more

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Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery:  Here’s a gallery all the images that appear in Near Eastern Archaeology 76.2 (2013) for Hazor in the Read more

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The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

 ANE Today Editorial Introduction:*

 Hazor, “the head of all those kingdoms,” has a unique place in Biblical Archaeology. It is Read more

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The Big Dig Video Roundup

Sites and Finds

Deep Time at Tall Hisban, Jordan

In Focus: Abel Beth Maacah

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Cooking in the Hebrew Bible

By: Cynthia Shafer-Elliott, Ph.D., William Jessup University

It is an understatement to say that within US culture there is a … Read more

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The Renewed Hazor Excavations

By: Amnon Ben-Tor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edited and abridged from NEA 76.2 (2013): 66–67 (see editorial Read more

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The Virtual World Project: Touring The Ancient World

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Figure 1. The entry page of the Virtual World Project website.

By: Ronald A. Simkins and Nicolae Roddy, Creighton University… Read more

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Thomas Verenna: History’s ‘The Bible’ in Broader Contexts

By: Thomas Verenna

This entry is reblogged from The Musings of Thomas Verenna. You can find the original entry … Read more

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Wil Gafney: History Channel’s Satan and President Obama

By: Wil Gafney, Associate Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

This entry is … Read more

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Mark Goodacre: The Bible Series — Drama and Historical Context

By: Mark Goodacre, Associate Professor of Religion at Duke University

This entry is reblogged from NT Blog. You can … Read more

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