Is the Shroud of Turin the burial shroud of Jesus? Watch this Seven Minute Seminary with Dr. Ben Witherington III to learn more about the perspective that considers this burial shroud an authentic first century artifact.
http://youtu.be/Dm3HlLoNOak Archaeology and the Bible are intimately related. Here Dr. Sandra L. Richter discusses their important relationship. See our growing playlist of Seven Minute Seminaries on our YouTube...
Has the site of Jesus' baptism been discovered? In this video, Ben Witherington III shares about a new archaeological site where early Christians would go to get baptized. It is possible that this was a special site for the early church because it is also where Jesus was baptized by John.
Why does it matter that ISIS is going around destroying ancient pagan temples? Aren't they better off destroyed anyway? Josh McNall shares why Christians should support the protection of ancient pagan sites.
What are the Dead Sea Scrolls? In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Brent A. Strawn answers, providing the archaeological background and historical details that make this what some have called the discovery of the century.
So what is archaeology and why is it important for biblical studies? Such questions have enjoyed a recent revival, particularly in light of a few recent media blitzes in response to archaeological data that impacts how one views Scripture’s credibility and truthfulness. Archaeology deals with empirical data that illuminates history and can aid interpretation by illuminating realities that inform one’s understanding of the text.
Why visit the Holy Land? What does digging in dirt have to do with spirituality? Today, read about Kirk Taylor's experience on an archaeological dig in the Holy Land. After returning recently, he reflected on his journey and shares some of those thoughts with us here.