2014 Mt Zion Excavation, Jerusalem.
2014 Mt Zion Excavation, Jerusalem.


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New Archaeological Excavations on Mount Zion (Summer 2014 Season)

By Shimon Gibson and James D.Tabor

One of the most exciting aspects of our Mt Zion excavation in Jerusalem, just outside and east of Zion Gate, which we have conducted since 2007, is that we are slowly, even ploddingly, moving along in a fully academic way exposing all levels of habitation with great care and accuracy. See complete essay


Paul, a Jew from Jerusalem

Michael L. Satlow

Few important figures from antiquity are as frustratingly elusive as Paul. His seven surviving letters (Romans, First Corinthians, Second Corinthians, Galatians, First Thessalonians, Philippians, and Philemon, with scholars divided about the authenticity of Colossians and Second Thessalonians), probably written in the 50’s CE, have left a tangled theological legacy over which Christians have fought for nearly two millennia. See complete essay


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In My View - Opinion

Survey on Field Safety: Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean Basin

By Beth Alpert Nakhai

Stories about romantic escapades on archaeological excavations are legend, as anyone who has worked on a dig can surely attest. We have all heard about happy relationships that began in the field and thrived for decades. But as we also know, excavation lore contains stories of other kinds of “relationships,” as well. See complete essay


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