While COVID-19 may be slowing down the world, it isn’t slowing down biblical archaeology! Here are our picks for the top 10 discoveries in ascending order of significance.
On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal addresses many of journalist Andrew Lawler’s claims, defending the scientific integrity of Dr. Mazar’s work.
In the first half of today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal discusses the effort the Associated Press went to in order to blot out any connection of the discovery to the Bible. Then, using an example of a recent article about Persian period Jerusalem, Nagtegaal talks about the ease with which archaeologists themselves can dismiss discoveries that provide corroboratory evidence for the Bible.
An interview with Prof. Yosef Garfinkel
On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal shows how Iran has backed the Taliban for years as it pushed for the fall of the Afghan government and the surrender of United States forces.
And evidence of Amos’s earthquake discovered in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM – Archaeologists in Jerusalem have discovered remains of the eastern wall of the ancient city from 2,700 years ago. From the same period, they also uncovered remains of a domesticated pig, ready to be carved up for a non-kosher meal.
In today’s program, archaeologist Brent Nagtegaal discusses the parallels between these Jerusalem discoveries and the Bible. He also speaks about his recent experience volunteering on the excavation of Khirbet el-Ra’i.
For the first time in history, archaeologists excavating in southern Israel have uncovered an inscription bearing the name of a biblical period judge. On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal visits the excavation site of Khirbet Al-Ra’i to talk with leader archaeologist Dr. Yosef Garfinkel of Hebrew University about the discovery.
A look at the all-too-common problem of rushing to claim Bible error—and what biblical archaeology was originally intended to be
Iran is confidently riding a wave of belief that God is strongly endorsing their biblically prophesied push for power in the Middle East.