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- ‘Holland’s oldest mikvah’ is fake, archaeologist says Times of Israel: December 10, 2013
- PLO Urges NBC To Pull Filming of 'Dig' Show in Jerusalem Forward: December 10, 2013
- New Agunah Court Could Hinge On Haredi Rabbi Bet din now in formation with goal of freeing ‘chained’ wives. Jewish Week: December 11, 2013
- Archaeology and the Bible – Yet Another Personal Viewpoint ASOR: December 11, 2013
- Ancient Coins: New discovery? CoinWeek: December 9, 2013
- The Surprising Truth Behind Biblical Prophecies
- People should be familiar with the Bible, says Dawkins Christianity Today: December 9, 2013
- Did Jesus have a crew-cut? || Lifestyles of the rich and famous in ancient Israel Haaretz: December 10, 2013
- Making progress on women's place in modern Orthodox community Haaretz: December 9, 2013
By Fernando Bermejo-Rubio
Although a minority in the field of New Testament scholarship, some authors maintain the idea that Jesus the Galilean did not exist. This is what has been called a “mythicist” position.
- From Dead Sea to dead sea UWU Review: December 7, 2013
- Everything You Know About Christmas Is Wrong Huffington Post: December 9, 2013
- What Do We Really Know About David From the Bible?: An Interview With Joel Baden Huffington Post: December 6, 2013
- The Bible as Bludgeon
NYTimes: December 7, 2013
- St. Peter's Bones Fake? Questions Raised About Authenticity Of Vatican Relics Huffington Post: December 5, 2013
- Road Collapses in Silwan due to Excavations, say Residents WAFA: December 56, 2013
- The Chosen People have always been picky Haaretz: December 6, 2013
I am not a Latino Biblical Scholar. I am a biblical scholar who happens to be Latino. I make this distinction for a number of subtle but significant reasons. While my upbringing as a Mexican-born Pentecostal Protestant influenced my focus on the Bible, ...
- Einstein's Famous Quote About Science and Religion Didn't Mean What You Were Taught New Republic: December 4, 2013
- The Economics of Jesus -- Capitalism or Socialism? Huffington Post: December 4, 2013
- 'Tell Rush Limbaugh: We Support Pope Francis!' Catholic Petition Demands An Apology Huffington Post: December 4, 2013
- Court awards Temple Mount activist NIS 30,000 for two wrongful arrests JPost: December 4, 2013
- Egypt's artifacts pay the price of political havoc Haaretz: December 4, 2013
- The Intellectual Civil War within Evangelicalism: An Interview with Molly Worthen Religion & Politics: December 3, 2013
- Jewish educator looks to the Bible for “valuable teaching moments” on treating those with special needs Jewish Ledger: December 4, 2013
- With God on Our Side Chronicle of Higher Ed: November 24, 2013
- Aiming to stymie pilgrims, rabbis reiterate ban on Temple Mount visits
Times of Israel: December 4, 2013
- The most contested real estate on Earth?
Washington Post: December 2, 2013
- For the First Time: A Building Dating to the Hasmonean Period was Discovered in Archaeological Excavations in the City of David, in the Walls Around Jerusalem National Park (Dec 2013) IAA: December 3, 2013
- D.C. gallery displays historic Bibles Grand Haven Tribune: December 1, 2013
- Ancient texts from Bodleian and Vatican Libraries available to view online Culture24: December 3, 2013
- Miraculous Architecture of the First Temple Leads to Religious Sectarianism in the Second Tablet: December 3, 2013
- Who Was Jesus, Anyway? Daily Beast: December 1, 2013
- Channel 5's The Bible is like a CGI missionary drive Guardian: November 29, 2013
- Muslim scholar Reza Aslan: Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin would call Jesus a ‘Marxist’ Raw Story: November 29, 2013
- Clashes break out between Jewish, Muslim worshipers on Temple Mount JPost: December 1, 2013
- If it walks like a duck: Ossuary 6 of the Talpiot 'Patio' Tomb depicts commonly used Jewish images NTBlog: Located December 1, 2013
- Baal and the Problem of Politics in the Bronze Age
ASOR Blog: December 2, 2013
By Matthew Kalman
Deutsch claims, "I can never restore my name."
Nearly two years after the spectacular collapse of the Jerusalem archaeology forgery trial and his sweeping acquittal on all charges, Robert Deutsch, proprietor of the Archaeological Center in Old Jaffa, has filed suit demanding more than $3 million in damages from the Israel Antiquities Authority, the Jerusalem District Attorney and individual officials behind the 10-year prosecution.