Modern archaeological science is revealing startling things about the role of Petra in the history of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and may have pinpointed the location of the biblical city of Sodom.
JACOB WAS buried at the Cave of Machpelah in Hebron. So, why did Joseph and his brothers take his body all the way around the other side of the Dead Sea and mourn for seven days at a threshing floor in the ruined city of Sodom?
WE REACH the end of Abraham’s time on earth this week. We discuss the death of Sarah, Abraham’s purchase of the cave of Machpelah, the marriage of Isaac, the birth of Esau and Jacob, and the short-sightedness of Esau.
ARCHAEOLOGY CAN be a tricky business—especially when you dig in Israel. Dr. Scott Stripling, Director of Excavations for the Associates for Biblical Researchat Khirbet el-Maqatir and Shiloh, talks about the importance of archaeology for better understanding the Bible.