New Testament Religious Figures Confirmed

In the pages of BAR, Lawrence Mykytiuk has demonstrated that archaeology and extra-biblical writings attest to the existence of 53 figures from the Hebrew Bible, Jesus, and 23 political figures from the New Testament. Now, find out how many New Testament religious figures can be identified from evidence beyond the Bible.

A Very Brief History of Old Hebrew Script

From biblical texts to royal inscriptions, see how the Old Hebrew script—the alphabet used by the inhabitants of Judah and Israel during the monarchic period—developed, evolved, and surprisingly survived over a millennium.

The Curious Case of Noah’s … Box?

Many early Christian and Jewish representations of Noah’s ark depict it as a box on legs. Learn how early translations of the biblical text may have led to the confusion.