A PIECE of broken pottery connects the Israelites to the destruction of a city immediately after Joshua’s “long day.” Dr. Douglas Petrovich, joins us to discuss his new paper on the Lachish Milk Bowl Ostracon, a potsherd with writing he describes as a “proto-consonantal alphabetic script”–Hebrew, the world’s oldest alphabet.Continue Reading

IT’S BEEN repeated so often that it’s taken as a given, even by Israeli archaeologists. Dr. Douglas Petrovich, author of The World’s Oldest Alphabet, discusses inscriptions at an ancient Egyptian mine in the Sinai that document the presence of Hebrews — one of which confirms the existence of Moses.

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THE DESTRUCTION of statues and monuments completely unrelated to slavery makes no sense if the protests are about racial injustice. Avi Lipkin (www.AviLipkin.net) says the explanation is in an alliance struck five years ago between BLM and the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

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ARCHAEOLOGY CAN be a tricky business—especially when you dig in Israel. Dr. Scott Stripling, Director of Excavations for the Associates for Biblical Research at Khirbet el-Maqatir and Shiloh, talks about the importance of archaeology for better understanding the Bible.

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ANOTHER “ARCHAEOLOGY is cool” program tonight as we raid the archives for interviews with two archaeologists upsetting the applecart of generally accepted beliefs about the ancient Near East.

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