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Hot Topics in Biblical Archaeology
October 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Join the AIA for a follow-up discussion to the Hot Topics in Biblical Archaeology series fromRegister for the lecture Register for the follow-up discussionDR. ZIONY ZEVIT:THE BIBLICAL PAST AIN’T WHAT IT USED TO BEArchaeology takes us into a world we can barely conjure up, throwing the past into an entirely new light.Dr. Zevit will lead us into the realities of our ancestors, the ancient Israelites, based not on the Bible but on the work of archaeologists.Using an examination of Kuntillet Ajrud, a small, isolated archaeological site in the Sinai, he will provide a window into Israelite history and the religious beliefs of those who built and decorated the site.Dr. Ziony Zevit is Distinguished Professor of Biblical Literature and Northwest Semitic Languages at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles.