Thursday, January 21, 2010

Thursday Roundup

Dr. Zvi Greenhut, Deputy Director of Survey & Excavations, Israel Antiquities Authority is interviewed on Arutz-7 Radio about his excavations of Moza (Emmaus?).  A summary of his Iron Age finds is given at the IAA website.

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas has purchased three fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls, with verses from Exodus, Leviticus, and Daniel.

The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel lists 93 threats to open spaces in their annual report, with the largest number falling in the north.

Richard Jones of Lee University will give a lecture entitled “Biblical Archaeology on the Karak Plateau, Jordan” on Jan. 23 at 10:30 at the Museum Center at Five Points in Cleveland, Tennessee.

Professor Emeritus Abraham Malamat of the Hebrew University passed away today at the age of 87.

HT: Joe Lauer and the Yehuda Group

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3 Comments:

  • Please note, the one lecture is in Cleveland, Tenn, not Cleveland, Ohio. It apparently has a BJU connection.

    By Blogger Jeff, at Fri Jan 22, 09:43:00 AM  

  • Thanks, Jeff. I have corrected it above.

    By Blogger Todd Bolen, at Fri Jan 22, 10:09:00 AM  

  • Thanks for the note about Malamat...a true scholar of the first order. A few years back my wife and I enjoyed a picnic with him and his wife at Canada Park where he admitted to me of his belief in the accuracy and historicity of the Old Testament.

    I believe his work about Bible topics has remained some of the best produced by 20th century scholars.

    By Blogger David, at Fri Jan 22, 11:14:00 AM  

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