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 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.
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...
In the rubble that filled the Jerusalem streets following the 1967 Six-Day War, archaeologists scrambled to see what the bombs had unearthed before the...
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.
Some think that the ancient Israelites were nearly identical to their cultural neighbors, while others claim they were completely different. How similar were they to their neighbors, really? Dr. Bill Arnold outlines the differences and similarities, showing a biblical picture of a nation that lived in the world, but was not of the world.
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.