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History in the Bible

A layman's guide to a 150 years of research in biblical studies and the archaeology of Israel and Judah. All the history, in all the books, in all the bibles. For forthcoming episodes, show notes, maps and charts, visit my site www.historyinthebible.com. If you are joining the show for the first time, you might want to check out the keynote episodes I list. These provide the background info and concepts used in later episodes. Episodes are released every second Sunday.
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All the history, in all the books, in all the Bibles.

A podcast exploring the latest critical research into the history in the Bible, the archaeological evidence behind it, and the ancient religion of the Israelites.

For a list of forthcoming episodes, show notes, maps, diagrams, and tables, visit my website at www.historyinthebible.com.

Mar 27, 2016

The Book of the Rescuers was the heroic story of the northern Israelites. The later editors of Judges were all southern Judeans. They inverted the northern stories, turning triumph into disaster.

Mar 20, 2016

In this co-released episode, Steve Guerra of the History of the Papacy podcast and I talk about Gnosticism and its origins in the Jewish apocalyptic literature. We have a few rants. I also have an announcement and explanation.

Mar 13, 2016

I wrap-up the Book of Joshua, and rush right into the dark times of the Book of Judges. I start with the central and oldest chapters, called the Book of the Rescuers, the heroic epic of the northern kingdom of Israel.

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