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The Historical Geography of 1 Kings 9:11–1
By Kyle Keimer on October 2020
Jewish-Greek Literature in the Hellenistic and Roman Eras: Some Findings from a Study of Genre
By By Sean A. Adams on October 2020
The City Concept in the Hebrew Bible
By Karolien Vermeulen on October 2020
Mark’s Gospel as the First Biography of Jesus – and 10 reasons why it matters
By Helen K Bond on September 2020
The Earliest Israel: Territorial History in the Highlands of Canaan
By Israel Finkelstein on September 2020
Was Mary the Name of Jesus’ Mother? A Source-Critical Perspective
By Gary Greenberg on September 2020
Common Property and the Golden Age Myth in the Book of Acts
By Joshua Noble on September 2020
Jewish Bible Translations and Translators
By Leonard J. Greenspoon on September 2020
U.S. Republicans and the Fallacy of Biblical Capitalism
By Tony Keddie on August 2020
The Fascination, Challenges, and Joys of Being a Historian of Ancient Israelite Religion
By Theodore J. Lewis on August 2020
Rahab: Between Faith and Works
By Jacob L. Wright on August 2020
The Agrarian Priesthood of Second Temple Judaism
By Benjamin D. Gordon on August 2020
The Prophetic View of Morality
By Kenneth Seeskin on August 2020
The Judeo-Christian God on Screen
By Lisa Maurice on August 2020
The Archaeology of Nazareth in the Early First Century
By Ken Dark on July 2020
Jesus the Jew and Christianity’s Indebtedness to Judaism
By Barbara Meyer on July 2020
John: The Mundane Gospel and its Archaeology-Related Features
By Paul Anderson on July 2020
Greek Literature and the Primary History
By Robert Karl Gnuse on June 2020
Middle Groups in Jewish Roman Galilee and Jesus and his Disciples’ Social Location: New Insights
By Ben-Zion Rosenfeld and Haim Perlmutter on June 2020
George Grove and the Establishment of the Palestine Exploration Fund
By David M. Jacobson on June 2020
The Bible and Social Reform
By Claudia Setzer on May 2020
Reply to the Richard Hess’ review of Old Testament in Archaeology and History. And Comments on Hess’ Response. (New material added March 29, 2020).
By Mark Elliott and Ed Wright on February 2020
Coming Home: Biblical Hiraeth at the Ark Encounter
By Paul Thomas on May 2020
The Case of the Purloined Apostle: Was the Beloved Disciple of the Fourth Gospel the Apostle Andrew?
By Gregory Doudna on May 2020
Tanakh Epistemology?
By Douglas Yoder on April 2020
The Second Sex in the Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew
By Brandon W. Hawk on April 2020
The Elusive Contexts of the Johannine Literature
By Hugo Méndez on April 2020
On Biblical Forgeries and Imagined Communities—A Critical Analysis of Recent Criticism
By Paul Anderson on April 2020
Jeremiah 52 in the Context of the Book of Jeremiah
By Henk de Waard on March 2020
Geography and Religion
By Erica Ferg on March 2020
The Lost Language of the Ghassulians: Proto-Writing at Nahal Mishmar?
By Aren M. Wilson-Wright on March 2020
The Patristic Traditions about the Evangelist Matthew
By Michael J. Kok on March 2020
“Please Accept My Resignation"
By Eric Cline on February 2020
Is John a Synoptic Gospel?
By Gary Greenberg on February 2020
Money Made Her Do It? Cultivating Oppositional Knowledge with Proverbs 7
By Susanne Scholz on February 2020
Can a History of Palestine be Written?
By Thomas L. Thompson on February 2020
Political Texts of Terror in the Book of Judges
By Peter Feinman on January 2020
Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel: The Case of Saul’s Height
By Brian R. Doak on January 2020
Ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean Medicine
By Laura Zucconi on January 2020
Afterlife and Resurrection Beliefs in the Second Temple Period
By Jan A. Sigvartsen on January 2020
Foreigners in the Former Prophets
By David G. Firth on January 2020
Editors' Choice: The Best of B&I in 2019
By B&I Authors on December 2019
When did people start writing in the Levant?
By Nissim Amzallag on December 2019
Were the Gospels Historical?
By M. David Litwa on December 2019
New Evidence on the James Ossuary and its Probable Connection to the Talpiot Jesus Tomb
By James Tabor on December 2019
Archaeology, Biblical Research and Ancient Israel
By Margreet Steiner on December 2019
On the Origin of Alphabetic Writing
By Aren M. Wilson-Wright on November 2019
Extrabiblical Evidence for Jesus’ Historicity
By Raphael Lataster on November 2019
Why Did the Gospel of Mark Survive?
By Michael Kok on November 2019
The Influence of Gilgamesh on the Bible
By Louise M. Pryke on November 2019