Bible and Archaeology Legends Illuminate Past 40 Years of Exciting Discoveries

Top Quote The second and latest issue of the Biblical Archaeology Society's new special interest publication, Digging Deeper will be made available to the public soon. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 22, 2015 - Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) with its special interest publication Bible and Archaeology Legends Interviewed, the second in the new Digging Deeper series. Take an in-depth look at the names and faces in this niche field making headlines when it all began.

    The lavishly illustrated interviews present a meeting of the minds between BAS founder Hershel Shanks, editor of Biblical Archaeology Review, and the cream of the archaeological crop.

    Join Carol and Eric Meyers as they narrate their thrilling discoveries made within the past 40 years. Wrestle alongside Phyllis Trible over Scripture, critical scholarship and faith. Follow Elie Wiesel and Frank Moore Cross' arguments as they discuss their different approaches to reading the Bible. Explore the nuances of the use of the Bible in archaeology with Gezer excavator William Dever.

    Flee the Nazis with Dead Sea Scrolls doyen Geza Vermes. Meet the Philistines through the words of spousal colleagues Trude and Moshe Dothan. Explore the limitations of archaeology according to Masada's long-time director Yigael Yadin.

    With every turn of the page, get to know these renowned scholars through their own words complemented by gorgeous images. Enjoy these compelling interviews of the scholarly legends who forever changed their fields and gain insight from their own thoughts, unique ideas and personal stories.

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