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Cynthia Shafer-Elliott Discusses Household Archaeology on the "Tower of Bible" Podcast

The Tower of Bible Podcast welcomes Cynthia Shafer-Elliott, Professor of Hebrew Bible and Archaeology at Baylor University, to discuss "household archaeology" and the importance of looking at things OTHER than just temples and monumental inscriptions.

Francesca Stavrakopoulou Discusses Her Latest Book, "God: An Anatomy"

Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou, Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Religion at the University of Exeter, sits down with Bible & Archaeology Editor Dr. Robert Cargill to discuss her latest book, God: An Anatomy.

Interview with Boaz Gross, Director of the Tel Bet Shemesh East Salvage Excavation in Israel

Robert Cargill interviews Boaz Gross, the Director of the Tel Bet Shemesh East Salvage Excavation in Israel, and the Vice President of the Israeli Institute of Archaeology.

Interview with Shua Kisilevitz, Director of the Tel Moza Excavation

Robert Cargill interviews Tel Aviv University's Shua Kisilevitz, Director of the excavations at Tel Moza in Israel.

FAQ: What Are Demigods and Are They Mentioned in the Bible?

Learn about demigods (beings that are half god, half human) and where they appear in the Bible.

FAQ: Can You Explain the Problem with the Census in the Gospel of Luke's story of the birth of Jesus?

Robert Cargill explains the multiple problems with the story of the census in the Gospel of Luke's account of the birth of Jesus, especially when compared to the account of the birth of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew.

Trivia: How Many Times do the Ten Commandments Appear in the Hebrew Bible?

We've all heard of the Ten Commandments, but how many times do they appear in the Hebrew Bible, and are all of these lists the same?

FAQ: Why Did God Choose a Chubby Baby Angel to Guard Eden?

Learn about the origins of biblical cherubim in this video.

There's Nothing There: Responding to Gershon Galil's Claim of a "Curse Inscription" from Jerusalem

Professor Cargill explains why recent claims of the discovery of a supposed "curse inscription" on a stone excavated in Jerusalem in 2010 is little more than a "fundamentalist Rorschach test."

The "Mt. Ebal Lead Curse Inscription" — Dr. Robert Cargill Explains Why Most Scholars are Skeptical

Robert Cargill, discusses the recent claims of an unprovenanced lead tablet being touted by its finders as a supposed ancient curse tablet discovered in an archaeological dump pile on Mt. Ebal in the West Bank/Israel.

Archaeologists Discover 9,000-Year-Old Hunting Shrine in Jordan

Archaeologists working in the Jordanian desert have discovered a religious shrine dedicated to hunting. Learn how ancient peoples worked together to hunt animals in the desert using "desert kites."

Bible & Archaeology's Top Ten Archaeological Discoveries of 2021 Presented by Marshalltown

Bible & Archaeology's Top Ten Archaeological Discoveries of 2021 Presented by Marshalltown

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