Can Sheep Provide Evidence for the Bible?

Can Sheep Provide Evidence for the Bible?

Some of Jacob’s sheep on the grass in Canada, awaiting return to Israel. (Photo: Friends of the Jacobs Sheep website) He said, “What shall I give you?” Jacob said, “You shall not give me anything. If you will do this for me, I will again pasture your flock and keep...
The Roman Armies breached the walls of Jerusalem

The Roman Armies breached the walls of Jerusalem

The excavation site in the Russian Compound. One can see the sling stones on the floor, which are tangible evidence of the battle that was waged here 2,000 years ago. (Credit: Yoli Shwartz, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.) And when he drew near and saw...
Copper Smelting Site from the Time of King David

Copper Smelting Site from the Time of King David

A gatehouse has been uncovered during recent excavations at an ancient mining camp in southern Israel. The building dates back to the 10th century B.C. and includes donkey stables. The gatehouse was unearthed at a hilltop archaeological site in the Timna Valley known...
Valley of David and Goliath? – Part 2

Valley of David and Goliath? – Part 2

Khirbet Qeiyafa (credit: Professor Jon Waybright) Now, my son, the LORD be with thee; and prosper thou, and build the house of the LORD thy God, as he hath said of thee. – 1 Chronicles 2 Last week in Part 1 we studied the location of the archaeological site...