Let the Stones Speak

Hosted by Brent Nagtegaal

Let the Stones Speak brings you archaeology from a biblical perspective. Host Brent Nagtegaal is on location in Jerusalem to give you the most important developments happening on the ground—and emerging from beneath it. Nagtegaal is a contributor for ArmstrongInstitute.org.

#28: Jerusalem Ophel Excavation 2023 Preview

Aired Thursday, May 4, 2023   ·   05:05 AM CDT   ·   16 minutes

Interview with excavation director Prof. Uzi Leibner

#27: Touring the Bible’s Buried Cities: Megiddo

Aired Monday, May 1, 2023   ·   04:21 AM CDT   ·   13 minutes

A journey through one of the most important sites in biblical archaeology

#26: Jerusalem Inscription Proves Link Between King Solomon and Sheba

Aired Sunday, April 23, 2023   ·   08:30 AM CDT   ·   22 minutes

On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal interviews Dr. Vainstub about his new reading of the inscription and its connection to the biblical narrative.

#24: King Darius in Israel: An Almost Amazing Archaeological Discovery

Aired Friday, March 17, 2023   ·   09:33 AM CDT   ·   44 minutes

On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal talks about how an honest archaeological mistake led to an all-too-wonderful discovery. Then he discusses how the famous Persian king was critical in the construction of the second temple in Jerusalem.

#23: Top 10 Biblical Archaeology Finds of 2022

Aired Wednesday, February 22, 2023   ·   08:49 AM CST   ·   42 minutes

A somewhat belated discussion about another amazing year of discovery

#22: Excavation of the Entire Siloam Pool Begins

Aired Wednesday, February 15, 2023   ·   05:27 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

We talk with the City of David Foundation's Ze'ev Orenstein about an excavation two decades in the making.

#21: Touring the Bible’s Buried Cities: Gezer

Aired Sunday, February 5, 2023   ·   10:03 AM CST   ·   25 minutes

A journey through one of the most important sites in biblical archaeology

#20: Investigating King Solomon’s Jerusalem Gatehouse

Aired Monday, January 9, 2023   ·   12:22 AM CST   ·   22 minutes

One of the most important archaeological discoveries in Jerusalem is the Ophel Gatehouse, uncovered by the late Dr. Eilat Mazar. On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal takes you on a tour of the gatehouse and discusses its 10th-century B.C.E. dating.

#19: King Solomon's Gates

Aired Monday, December 26, 2022   ·   10:59 AM CST   ·   22 minutes

On today's program, host Brent Nagtegaal speaks with archaeologist Christopher Eames about four ancient gatehouses that have been attributed to King Solomon's era.

#18: Rare 2,000-Year-Old Silver Half-Shekel Coin Discovered in Jerusalem

Aired Tuesday, December 13, 2022   ·   08:02 AM CST   ·   23 minutes

Following a careful cleaning process, a new discovery can be revealed to the public: an exceptionally rare silver half-shekel coin, from Year 3 of the Great Revolt. On today's program, we talk with Dr. Yoav Farhi who analyzed the coin.