Virtual Museum Tours

In light of the global pandemic, museums throughout the world have closed their physical doors. Yet rather than pausing their educational mission, many have opened up their collections to be explored and enjoyed digitally. Even if you are confined within your home, you can virtually tour some of the world’s top museums. Visit artsandculture.google.com/partner to […]

Lipscomb University Launches Lanier Center for Archaeology

Founded by internationally renowned archaeology scholars Dr. Thomas Davis and Dr. Steven Ortiz, the Lanier Center for Archaeology brings globally recognized archaeological research to Lipscomb University, a nationally ranked research institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The Lanier Center for Archaeology plans to offer a Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology of the Ancient Near East and a […]

International Day of the Bible

Join in the #BibleCelebration! Today is International Day of the Bible, the day set aside for Christians all over world to take a few moments to read or listen to passages from the Bible together with friends. Wherever you are today at noon (your local time), we hope you’ll participate. Bible celebration  🎉 When you […]

Biblical Archaeology: Past, Present and Future

Biblical Archaeology: Past, Present and Future Biblical archaeology has come a long way since its early days a century ago, when American and European Bible scholars and archaeologists directed excavations with the intent of unearthing physical evidence for the people and events described in the Bible. Today, dozens of field projects are using cutting-edge technologies […]

Theological Interpretation of Scripture and Biblical Criticism: Childs and Wellhausen

Looking at: On what grounds — theological or historical — Brevard Childs denied Julius Wellhausen’s basic two-part plotline of Israel’s religious history.

Women in Ministry? Read the Journals

Academic journals form the lifeblood of scholarly debate and discourse. Theologies and textbooks, even grammars and lexicons, rarely give you the fuller, deeper picture into the larger debate on a topic. For example we can find Richard Cervin and Wayne Grudem discussing the role of women in church and their conversation concerning κεφαλή (“head”) in biblical literature.

Memorial Observance 1909

In 1909 the brotherhood throughout the world was affectionately remembered in prayer, and special grace for special trials was desired for each and all. On April 4 they found themselves united at the memorial table, like we too shall be united on April 19 remembering the Nazarene master teacher his Last Supper before he died at the stake.

Exodus: History, myth, folktale, truth

Professor Charles R. Krahmalkov in the pages of Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR), wrote “In Biblical studies truth is often only a matter of personal opinion, or a test of scholarly perceptions, or a momentary consensus.” We would not so much agree with that. For us the Truth would be to cling to the literal word […]

2018 Septuagint Summer School in Salzburg

2-6 July 2018 – with Kristin De Troyer The Hebrew and Greek Texts of Joshua With the Salzburg Seniors ́ Seminar on Hebrew and Greek Manuscripts,Texts and Contexts by William Horbury (Cambridge), Günther Stemberger (Vienna), Johann Maier (Cologne), Andrew Macintosh (Cambridge), Stefan Reif (Cambridge) and Tessa Rajak (Oxford)   If you are a graduate student […]

Dead Sea Scrolls on display in Denver

For those who are not able to travel to the the Middle East, living in the United States of America, there may be their chance to see a selection of Dead Sea Scrolls which are on display at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in Denver, Colorado, from March 16 to September 3, 2018. […]

A rich history of ancient and Biblical Jordan to explore

Other than Israel, no country has as many Biblical sites and associations as Jordan: Mount Nebo, where Moses gazed at the Promised Land; Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John baptized Jesus; Lot’s Cave, where Lot and his daughters sought refuge after the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah; Madaba, home of a stunning mosaic map of […]

New Testament Political Figures: The Evidence

Regularly Christians are questioned about the existence of the Biblical figures, whilst those asking the questions do not doubt the existence of so many other historical figures where there is less written about and less findings discovered. Concerning the Ancient times and writings in the Hebrew Scriptures we do have archaeologic proof of 53 people […]

Ancient Samaria and Jerusalem

Jill Katz on urban anthropology in the capitals of Israel and Judah Ancient Samaria and Jerusalem had a lot in common in the ninth and eighth centuries B.C.E. Both were part of David and Solomon’s United Kingdom of Israel in the tenth century, and both became capitals when it split into the southern kingdom of […]

Bible or Archaeology telling the truth

For centuries lots of people had difficulties with what the scientist say and with what is written in the Bible. Lots of people do think they are not compatible. Several people are convinced that the Bible is just a collection of meaningless stories or of quirky insanity stories. You may wonder if the Hebrew Bible […]

The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial at the National Museum of Scotland

Friday March 31 at the National Museum of Scotland shall open the exhibition, “The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial”, bringing two missing fragments for a decorative wooden box made c1400BCE, during the reign of King Amenhotep II, which had been in the museum’s collection for 160 years. Two fragments of a decorative wooden box made c1400BCE, […]

Bijbelvorser Review of Five Years on WordPress

54 likes and 11 comments; 16 likes / 8 comments; 10 likes /3 comments; 14 likes / 9 comments; brought us with 38 likes and 85 comments in 2016 to “Five years of blogging on WordPress” after Multiply had stopped its services for many bloggers. Having being part of the Biblescholars Association Bijbelvorsers Vereniging the […]

Life Sized Replica of Noah’s Ark being built in Kentucky

In history God a few times had seriously to remind man about his relationship to God. More than once God came to safe people from destruction. The Ark of Noah is one of the greatest reminders we have of salvation. In the United States of America there is ‘The Ark Encounter project’ which was born […]