Archaeology

Earliest mention of ‘Yahweh’ on an artifact found near Mt Ebal

"Scott Stripling, director of the Archaeological Studies Institute at The Bible Seminary in Katy, Texas, announced the discovery of the lead tablet Thursday (March 24). He said it could push back the written record of the name “Yahweh” a couple of centuries earlier, to at least 1200 B.C. and perhaps as early as 1400 B.C." - RNS

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“...the Bible is not anti-science. Rather, the Bible explains why science works.”

"every once in a while, the Bible offers an insight that sheds further light on an unsolved question of science. That seems to be the case with the Assyrian destruction of Lachish, an event recorded in the book of Kings." - Stonestreet & Leander

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Is cosmic airburst site in Jordan evidence of Sodom and Gomorrah?

“Questions about the potential existence, age, and location of Sodom are not directly related to the fundamental question addressed in this investigation as to what processes produced high-temperature materials at Tall el-Hammam during the MBA (Middle Bronze Age),” the report notes. - BPNews

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Judge orders forfeiture of ancient tablet from Museum of the Bible

"It was acquired by Hobby Lobby in 2014 from Christie’s auction house for the company’s collections at the Museum of the Bible. The item was part of the exhibitions at the Museum of the Bible when it opened in November 2017 and remained on display until 2019, when it was confiscated by federal agents." - BPNews

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