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Weekend Roundup, Half 1



Restoration specialists are very rigorously shifting a number of massive columns and Corinthian capitals from the Backyard of Gethsemane to the Terra Sancta Museum. The columns might have initially belonged to the Roman temple that Hadrian constructed over Jesus’s short-term tomb.

Archaeologists found certainly one of the oldest identified mosques on the earth in a salvage excavation within the Negev metropolis of Rahat.

The twelfth season has begun at Tel Burna, and you may see their dig plan right here and the latest excavation replace right here.

But once more: Israel’s Environmental Ministry recommends constructing a canal linking the Useless and Crimson Seas (subscription). Just a few days earlier Jordan determined to cancel the stagnating plan.

Zoom lecture on June 29: “Illness & Loss of life within the Early 1st Century CE,” by Julie Laskaris ($7).

A web-based lecture on July 6 will focus on the work being performed to open up entry to satellite tv for pc imagery over Israel.

In half 2 of his David and Goliath collection, Brad Grey seems on the distinction between David and Saul (which is, for my part, the central level of the story).

Within the newest Biblical World podcast episode, Oliver Hersey talks with Paul Wright about Jesus and Jezreel.

Common readers know that I enormously respect the books of Lois Tverberg, and her latest publish is useful in explaining the distinction between the Rabbi Jesus books and whether or not they need to be learn in any order.

Israel MyChannel has numerous movies with unique 3D fashions of Jerusalem. For example, this one offers a tour of Jerusalem within the time of Jesus. Spectacular.

Upcoming DIVE (Digital Interactive Digital Experiences) excursions via the Museum of the Bible ($20 ea.):

  • The Southern Steps and the Davidson Middle: July 13, 2022
  • Historic Shiloh: August 10, 2022
  • Armageddon — The Valley of Megiddo: September 7, 2022
  • Masada: October 19, 2022
  • The Valleys of Jerusalem — Kidron and Hinnom: November 9, 2022
  • Caesarea: December 7, 2022

HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken

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