#1440

2014-08-07

Abel Beth Maacah 2014

With Robert Mullins

Abel Beth Maacah has now seen two seasons of excavation and we checked in again with professor Robert Mullins of Azusa Pacific University. Abel Beth Maacah was a border site between Israel and Syria in ancient times, and a small Aramean kingdom before that. Today it sits near the border between Israel and Lebanon. Our discussion included an update on the ancient silver hoard found during last season's dig, as well as the probing of a large pre-Israelite administrative building.

tags: Abel Beth Maacah Silver Arameans

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#1433

2014-06-17

Khirbet el-Maqatir, 2014, part 2

With Scott Stripling

More on the 2014 excavations at this site, 9 miles north of Jerusalem, including evidence for the Bronze Age city of Ai, as well as more information about the underground chambers.

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#1399

2013-10-23

Megiddo & Shiloh and Survey Archaeology

With Israel Finkelstein

In this archival interview from 1993, we talked about reasons for Finkelstein's soon-to-begin excavation of Megiddo, which continues 20 years later, as well as his work at the Old Testament site of Shiloh.

tags: Israel Finkelstein Survey Archaeology Megiddo Shiloh

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#1366

2013-01-23

Archaeological Tragedies - Gaza and the Temple Mount

With Prof. Keith Schoville

The human tragedies in the midst of the ongoing political problems in the Middle East are multitudinous. The children of the region have little hope that conditions will improve by the time they are adults. But in the midst of it all, there are archaeological tragedies too. On this program we review recent articles discussing the archaeological ruins that are threatened in Gaza, as well as the sordid story of unsupervised excavation on the Temple Mount. The Muslim Wakf appear to continue their campaign to erase the archaeological history of the sacred esplanade, one of the holiest and most sensitive locations on earth.

tags: Temple Mount Gaza Wakf

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#1355

2012-11-07

Important Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology, part 2

With Walter C. Kaiser Jr.

Walter Kaiser served as project director for The Archaeological Study Bible, a significant accomplishment in itself, and is also president emeritus of Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Kaiser taught Old Testament to scores of pastors and other Christian leaders for more than a half century at Wheaton College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and then Gordon Conwell. He is still actively involved in research, writing, and teaching and in these 2 programs we feature excerpts from a recent lecture reviewing some of the most important discoveries in the field of Biblical Archaeology, from his perspective.

tags: Biblical Archaeology Old Testament Walter Kaiser

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