19 episodes

Join Amanda Hope Haley--Harvard-trained biblical archaeologist, whimsical storyteller, and sunscreen advocate--as she explores the archaeology of Israel and Egypt and learns how ancient objects and history impact our understandings of Scripture and each other.

The Red-Haired Archaeologist Amanda Hope Haley

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Join Amanda Hope Haley--Harvard-trained biblical archaeologist, whimsical storyteller, and sunscreen advocate--as she explores the archaeology of Israel and Egypt and learns how ancient objects and history impact our understandings of Scripture and each other.

    Season 3 Trailer: Digging Egypt

    Season 3 Trailer: Digging Egypt

    This season, we will be learning about all the ways the lands of Israel and Egypt have intersected in ancient history, archaeology, and Scripture. New episodes will launch on Thursdays beginning July 7 wherever you like to listen to your podcasts.

    • 54 sec
    Herod's Walls: The Temple Mount

    Herod's Walls: The Temple Mount

    In the final episode of season 2, learn about the violent history and politically charged present of the Jews’ most important artifact.

    Episode links: https://www.baslibrary.org/biblical-archaeology-review/37/2/7 ; https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-sites-places/temple-at-jerusalem/the-temple-mount-in-the-herodian-period/

    • 19 min
    Jesus’ Three(!) Tombs

    Jesus’ Three(!) Tombs

    Christians know that Jesus resurrected, but where did His body rest for the 3 days following His crucifixion? Listen and learn about 3 possible locations of that most-famous empty tomb.

    • 29 min
    Herod’s Walls: The Synagogue and Mosque at Hebron

    Herod’s Walls: The Synagogue and Mosque at Hebron

    In ancient Hebron, Abraham bought the first bit of the Promised Land, David unified Israel’s tribes into a nation, and Herod built a structure that now straddles the border between Israel and Palestine.

    • 31 min
    Nazareth: A Tale of Three Cities

    Nazareth: A Tale of Three Cities

    Nazareth doesn’t get a lot of ink in the Bible, but it has a long history. It was a 1st-century Jewish “puritan” city, has attracted Christian pilgrims since 360, and is the largest Muslim city inside Israel today.

    Episode links: https://madainproject.com/sisters_of_nazareth_archaeological_site; https://www.nazarethvillage.com/about/research-and-archaeology/; https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-sites-places/biblical-archaeology-sites/has-the-childhood-home-of-jesus-been-found/

    • 24 min
    The Miracle of Wine in Galilee

    The Miracle of Wine in Galilee

    Wine was discovered almost 8,000 years ago in Turkey and has been cultivated in and around Israel ever since. Learn how it was used in ancient society and how it relates to biblical narratives.

    Episode links: https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/digs-2015/excavating-the-ancient-near-easts-oldest-wine-cellar-the-results-of-the-2015-season-at-tel-kabri/

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

brittersmc ,

Great and interesting listen

I found this podcast a few weeks ago and I love it! Biblical history is an interest of mine, and I appreciate the way history and archaeological info is shared in an easy to understand and fun format.

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