Digging & traveling in biblical lands

"So what does this prove?"Someone asked this well-intentioned question about New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's ongoing excavation in Israel of the Gezer water system after I posted an article about it two years ago. The truth is, our major find that season did not "prove" anything in the Bible.Archaeology has done much to shed light … Continue reading Digging & traveling in biblical lands

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It’s all about context

I dig New Orleanshistory.Literally, I dig it. On Jan. 7, I volunteered at an archaeological excavation in the French Quarter sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Archaeology Program at the University of New Orleans. It was a neat experience.Three hundred years of occupation by several distinctly different cultures makes New Orleans a history-rich environment. There … Continue reading It’s all about context