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Our collection of articles on the study, recovery, and scientific investigation of the material remains that can illuminate both our reading of the Scriptures and our understanding of tradition.

Excavation at site of ancient Shiloh offers evidence for biblical accounts

Discovery consistent with expectations in the fields of the ancient city where the tabernacle for the Ark once stood.

New evidence suggests the biblical Edomites were technologically advanced

The ancient culture may have produced copper in a surprisingly efficient manner.

Experts believe they have found an anchor from St. Paul’s shipwreck

The location of the anchors would change what we know of the path of St. Paul's voyage.

The little-known ruins under the Basilica of San Crisogono in Rome

Thousands of years of history lie beneath Rome's buildings, and the churches are no different.

2,800-year-old altar confirms war between Israel and Moab, as documented in biblical texts

Archaeological evidence once again suggests that biblical accounts can be reliable historical sources.

Church excavation rediscovers oldest stone church in England

A small church in Kent has provided clues to the spread of English Christianity and ancient international relations.

Newly unearthed mosaic could hold clues to location of Jesus’ miracle of the loaves and fishes

The mosaic was discovered at an early Christian church near the Sea of Galilee.

Excavation at Mt. Zion yields evidence of the biblical razing of Jerusalem

Artifacts suggest the Bible is accurate in its description of First Temple-era Jerusalem as a land of riches.

Largest medieval winery discovered under private Israeli residence

The property is set beside a castle in the village of Mi’ilya.

Is that a unicorn in my Bible?

A matter of translation ended up weaving a unique Christian iconographic tradition.

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