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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Dead Sea Scrolls: Part 2

Great Courses:  The Dead Sea Scrolls:  Part 2, by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg At times it is necessary to get to the end of something before one can come to a final determination about how you think or feel about … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Dead Sea Scrolls: Part 1

Great Courses:  The Dead Sea Scrolls:  Part 1, by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg As someone who has a profound interest in the Judaism of the second temple period as well as in the interpretation of ancient texts (and not-so-ancient ones) … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ship In The Hill

The Ship In The Hill:  A Novel, by William L. Sullivan More than a decade ago I wrote a play where a love story between historians involved with biblical archaeology alternated with the story itself, which involved a young man … Continue reading

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Book Review: Second Thoughts On The Dead Sea Scrolls

Second Thoughts On The Dead Sea Scrolls, by F.F. Bruce This is the second time I have read this slim volume, the first time being quite a few years ago when I lived in Florida long before the age of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Untold Story Of Qumran

The Untold Story of Qumran, by John C. Trever This was a fun book to read.  Although the book is obscure and by no means new, there is a certain excitement and joy in reading this first-hand account of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Languages

Lost Languages:  The Enigma Of The World’s Undeciphered Scripts, by Andrew Robinson As someone who loves studying ancient and obscure languages [1], this book had a certain amount of appeal for me going into it.  And, to the author’s credit, … Continue reading

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Another Trip On The Hype Machine

As I was pondering what to say about today that would match with the books I have read, given that there is not too much exciting going on in my life–since I do not feel like bragging about being a … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Murder Of King Tut

The Murder Of King Tut:  The Plot To Kill The Child King–A Nonfiction Thriller, by James Patterson and Martin Dugard, read by Joe Barrett I must admit that I have not read many of the murder mysteries from the prolific … Continue reading

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Book Review: Is The Bible True?

Is The Bible True?:  How Modern Debates And Discoveries Affirm The Essence Of The Scriptures, by Jeffery L. Sheler The short answer to the book’s deliberately provocative title is yes, the Bible is true, at least insofar as it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost Civilization Enigma

The Lost Civilization Enigma:  A New Inquiry Into The Existence Of Ancient Cities, Cultures, And Peoples Who Pre-Date Recorded History, by Phillip Coppens While the contents of this book will likely be unfamiliar to most readers, whether or not they … Continue reading

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