Scholars Aim to Bust Archaeological Fantasies
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Previous Christianity Today articles on archaeology include:
Trial on Antiquities Fraud Ends, But Not the Controversy | Judge doesn't rule whether James ossuary is authentic, but acquits antiquities collectors on almost all charges. (Mar. 14, 2012)
My Top 5 Books On Archaeology | Picks from Craig A. Evans, author of the forthcoming Jesus and His World. (Mar. 27, 2012)
Archeology's Rebel: Bible in One Hand, Spade in the Other | Eilat Mazar is unafraid to claim archaeological finds of biblical proportions. (November 11, 2011)
Archaeology in Turkey: Major Finds in Asia Minor | But researchers say Turkish government is shutting them out. (October 27, 2011)
Scholars Doubtful About Metal Plate Documents' Authenticity | "More significant than the Dead Sea Scrolls"? It's very unlikely. (Apr. 1, 2011)
Archaeology: What an Ancient Hebrew Note Might Mean | Scholar says five lines of ancient script on a broken piece of pottery confirm Kingdom of Israel's existence in 10th century B.C. Others are cautious. (January 18, 2010)
Finders of the Lost Ark? | Why some amateurs are stirring up dust and little else. (May 5, 2008)
Looking Back | Claims to new Sodom locations are salted with controversy. (March 12, 2008)