Prof. Robin Jensen Refutes Any Claim that She Concurs with the Interpretation in “The Jesus Discovery”

From Prof. Robin Jensen, Vanderbilt University

In December, 2010, I was asked to participate in a National Geographic film project … Read more

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On ‘Absalom’s Tomb’ in Jerusalem and Nephesh Monument Iconography: A Response to Jacobovici and Tabor by Robert Cargill

By:
Robert R. Cargill (robert-cargill@uiowa.edu)
Assistant Professor of Classics and Religious Studies, The University of Iowa

Images of the 'Tomb of Absalom' (1 C. CE Jerusalem) flank an image carved into a burial ossuary.

Images of the 'Tomb

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Jodi Magness responds to the “New Jesus Discovery”

Professor Jodi Magness
Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

As usual, the arrival of the … Read more

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Reflections of an Epigrapher on Talpiyot Tombs A and B: A Detailed Response to the Claims of Professor James Tabor and Filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici

Professor Christopher A. Rollston (crollston@ecs.edu) Professor of Semitic Studies, Emmanuel Christian Seminary

I. THE CLAIMS OF TABOR AND JACOBOVICI: THE … Read more

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Eric Meyers’ review of “The New Jesus Discovery”

Review of “The New Jesus Discovery”
(Simon and Schuster 2012, ISBN 978-1-4516-5040-2)
Eric M.Meyers, Duke University

For nearly two millennia … Read more

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Brief Reflections of an Epigrapher on Talpiyot Tombs A and B

Professor Christopher A. Rollston, Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Much can, and no doubt will, be said about the proposal (and new … Read more

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Meyers and Rollston are guest editors for ASOR’s coverage of the “New Jesus Discovery”

Professors Eric Meyers and Christopher Rollston will be the guest editors of the ASOR Blog for the month of March. … Read more

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Archaeology in the News!

A 6,500-year-old Sumerian gold jar, the head of a Sumerian battle axe and a stone from an Assyrian palace were Read more

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ASOR Platt Fellow explores Ottoman water system

Due in part to the Platt Fellowship offered by ASOR, I was able to participate in the Tel Akko Total … Read more

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Archaeology in the News!

A British excavation has struck archaeological gold with a discovery that may solve the mystery of where the Queen of … Read more

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ASOR Heritage Fellow explores the Epipaleolithic

Thanks to the generous ASOR Heritage Fellowship, from late June till early August 2011, I participated in the excavations of … Read more

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Archaeology in the News!

A 1,500-year-old seal with the image of the seven-branched Temple Menorah has been discovered near the city of Acre. … Read more

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ASOR Heritage Fellow works at Bronze Age site in Lebanon

By: Antonietta Catanzariti, Heritage Fellow

The 2011 excavation season at Kamid el-Loz, a site located in the central Beqa’a Valley … Read more

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Archaeology in the News!

Recent stories from the world of archaeology!

The Penn Museum celebrates its 125th anniversary year by placing an arguably incomparable … Read more

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