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Richard Elliott Friedman and the Bible

In his column “The Bible Then–The Bible Now” in the September/October 2011 issue ofBAR, renowned Bible scholar Richard Elliott Friedman discusses how archaeology, linguistics and textual criticism can shed important light on today’s most controversial topics.

Who Really Wrote the Bible? Differing Views on the Authorship of the Bible

The Bible as we have it is a complex work that was written and edited over the course of more than a thousand years. In Who Really Wrote the Bible?, you will join Biblical scholars Bart D. Ehrman, Mark Goodacre and Leonard Greenspoon as they each tackle problematic issues of Biblical authorship.

Leonard Greenspoon Reviews the Bible in the News

Biblical scholar and favorite BAR columnist Leonard J. Greenspoon looks at the modern fortunes of the phrase “The Lord is my shepherd” (Psalm 23) in The Bible In the News.

Learn How the Bible Is Translated with Leonard Greenspoon

Fascinating questions surrounding Bible translation will be addressed by noted scholar and BAR columnist Leonard J. Greenspoon in his lecture “On the 400th Anniversary of the King James Version: Ten Common Misconceptions about Bible Translation” at Bible and Archaeology Fest XIV, November 18-20, 2011, in San Francisco, California.

How to Buy the Best Bible for You

Are you looking to buy a Bible? The free eBook “The Holy Bible: A Buyer’s Guide” is designed to help you sort through Bible translations and editions, and to help you make the important choice about which Bible to purchase.

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Israeli Bus Station Becomes Archaeological Dig

Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority are uncovering evidence of Byzantine Beersheba in a most unexpected place: the city’s bustling central bus station.

Cave Found at Bottom of Gezer Water Tunnel

Archaeologists excavating the ancient Canaanite water tunnel at Gezer have uncovered a large natural cave near the bottom of the 150-foot-long rock-hewn tunnel, a cave that may ultimately prove to be the source of the tunnel’s water supply.

Another Egyptian Antiquities Chief Resigns

In the face of growing demonstrations by antiquities department employees, Mohammad Abdel Fatah, the recently-named secretary general of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, resigned from his post this week.

Remarkable Wall Paintings Discovered at Catalhoyuk

Archaeologists excavating the Neolithic site of Catalhoyuk in central Turkey’s Konya Plain have uncovered an elaborate 9,000-year-old wall painting.

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