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Mystery in Canaan Again: A Female Ruler in Bet Shemesh?

  Bet Shemesh Our nine neophyte archaeologists enjoyed a week of digging at Shiloh the week before. It was the last week of a four-week dig conducted by Associates of Biblical Research. Now, as promised, we have a week of touring the major archaeological sites and historical sights of Israel. And we might even cite a […]

“Lack of Evidence” Does Not Prove Your Point

We are so excited to be invited to this event  featuring a large exhibit of the most important artifacts discovered at Khirbet el Maqatir in all the years of digging by Associates of Biblical Research. (See Dr. Scott’s article, “Biblical Arhaeology Meets the Hatfields and McCoys.” We were privileged to participate in the dig in […]

  • September 7, 2017
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Plausibility in Fiction is Like “Plasticity” in Design.

June 14_A TOUR WITH YARON SACHS From the Journal of our Trip to Israel, 2017 My specific goal for this day was to look for places where events of the struggle for power over Jerusalem would have/could have taken place. We met Yaron who does personal tours of Israel at a cafe on the Via […]

Whatever Lights Your Fire!

The experience of participating  in a dig in the Palestinian West Bank in 2010 fueled my fire to write Shepherd, Potter, Spy—and the Star Namer. Continuing on the theme of fire building and campfires:  Fire-building had a prominent role in the day-to-day life of the people of 1407 BCE. From fires to cook their food and provide […]