This unique program enables the interested layperson to spend three exciting days learning the latest in Biblical archaeology and scholarship from a select group of renowned scholars who represent leading institutions in the United States, the United Kingdom and Israel. The conference includes 20 lectures, a plenary session given by the always engaging Aren Maier from Bar-Ilan University, and a special Q&A session at the Saturday evening banquet led by Hershel Shanks, editor of Biblical Archaeology Review.
A highlight of the program is a lecture marking the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, presented by the noted scholar and Biblical Archaeology Review columnist Leonard Greenspoon. He will discuss this famous edition of the Bible as well as 10 of the most common misconceptions about Biblical translations.
The oldest temple in the world—just recently discovered at Gobeckli in southeastern Turkey—is the subject of Ben Witherington III’s paradigm-breaking research. Dr. Witherington’
World renowned scholar James Tabor (UNC) will present the latest evidence on one of the most famous and controversial discoveries in the field of Biblical archaeology:
Other popular presenters who will be sharing their latest discoveries and research include eminent scholars Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt)
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn first-hand—and sometimes first!—the most important and controversial issues in the field of Biblical archaeology directly from so many of the world’s most eminent experts.
Register by November 10, 2011 to qualify for the early bird rate – only $475.00 for three days of the most exciting and up-to-date research in the fields of Biblical archaeology and scholarship!
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The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) was founded in 1974 as a nonprofit, nondenominational, educational organization dedicated to the dissemination of information about archaeology in the Bible lands.