Two lectures on Dead Sea Scroll found at Qumran and their significance for biblical studies. How the scrolls were found? What do they teach us and what their texts represent? Sample readings from the scrolls. The lectures were recorded live, they are unedited, complete with questions and comments from the live audience.
Researchers from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority and Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, believe they have discovered the Philistine town near Kiryat Gat, immortalized in the Biblical narrative. Ziklag is mentioned multiple times in the Bible…Continue Reading
This is a video of a live lecture by Peter Heather given at Kings College London (October 2012) – “The conversion of Constantine and the Christianisation of Europe” Peter Heather is currently Professor of European Medieval History at Kings College London.…Continue Reading
An ancient clay seal bearing King Hezekiah was found in Jerusalem in 2015. As a part of the same collection of seals revealed the name of Isaiah. Is this a seal of the famous prophet Isaiah a contemporary of King Hezekiah? If it…Continue Reading
Shiloah is Hebrew for Siloam, the famed water source of ancient Jerusalem. In John’s gospel, Jesus healed a man born blind at Siloam (Shiloah). But what about the tunnel? That story goes back much further. The rebellion of the king…Continue Reading
Israeli archaeologists and high school students found this jug in Yehud, a town near the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. It depicts “the thinker” a figure of a human in a retrospective pose. While jugs like this are fairly common finds…Continue Reading