#biblical studies

Arts & Humanities

Idan Dershowitz on How He Discovered The Shapira Deuteronomy Fragments Might be Real

Since the 1880s, the infamous Shapira scroll has been considered a forgery. Then, just last week, biblical scholar Idan Dershowitz caused a sensation by arguing that it might not only be real, but actually the oldest biblical manuscript ever found. We sat down with Idan to talk about the context and implications of his discovery.

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The Bible in the Age of Covid-19 Between Margaret Atwood and Donald Trump

Margaret Atwood, the Bible, and Donald Trump—is there a stranger group of bedfellows that could help us think through these strange times? We don’t think so.

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The Importance of the Bible’s Cultural Contexts

Constance Furey has recently started to work as main editor for the area Christianity on the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR). Here she talks about her new role, the EBR, and why the Bible’s cultural contexts matter.

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The Importance of Bible Reception: An Interview with Benjamin Wright III

Why does Bible reception matter? We asked Benjamin Wright, scholar of Ancient Judaism and editor of the Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception (EBR).

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