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Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Land of the Bible?

Join “The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi” Online Bible Study that begins August 6, 2018. Explore the land of Jesus with Kathie Lee Gifford, who says, “I want you to experience the thrill of discovering the Word of God in its original languages of Hebrew and Greek. I want to take you to the […]

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Why Biblical Archaeology Is Important for Your Bible Reading: An Interview with Randall Price

Archaeology uncovers buried civilizations. What does this contribute to our understanding of the Bible written so long ago by so many different people in so many different cultures? Bible Gateway interviewed J. Randall Price, who, along with H. Wayne House, is the author of Zondervan Handbook of Biblical Archaeology (Zondervan, 2017). [See the Bible Gateway […]

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Evidence That Demands A Verdict Redux: An Interview with Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell

In the 45 years since its first publication, what new historical documentation, archaeological discoveries, and scholarship evidence would lead to the updating and extensive expansion of this one million-copy Christian apologetic bestseller? Bible Gateway interviewed Josh McDowell (@josh_mcdowell) and his son Dr. Sean McDowell (@Sean_McDowell) about their book, Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth […]

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Biblical Context for the Top Ten Biblical Archaeological Discoveries of 2015

Christianity Today recently published a list of the top ten Biblical archaeology discoveries of 2015. It’s a fascinating list, and it’s encouraging to be reminded that even after centuries of archaeological work in the Middle East, we continue to learn new things about the lands and people of the Bible. Some of the items on […]

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Crucifixion nails, Noah’s Ark, and the Jesus Tomb: how should we respond to sensational archaeological claims?

Every few years, a new spectacular Bible-related archaeological claim catches media attention. Such claims dominate news websites for a few weeks and then tend to fade quickly from public attention, revealed as fakes—or at the very least shown to be less compelling than originally claimed. In recent years we’ve seen flurries of hype and interest […]

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