"The only NEW FACTS about the Bible and the Biblical world are coming from the ground." - William Dever

A weekly news and interview program focusing on the latest discoveries and developments in Biblical Archaeology,
hosted by Gordon Govier, biblical archaeology correspondent for Christianity Today magazine and editor of ARTIFAX magazine.

LISTEN NOW TO THIS WEEK'S PROGRAM! :: #1512 - "Archaeology and Apologetics" with Dale Manor
Dale Manor on Tel Betshemesh#1510, part 1 ||#1511, part 2

Recent programs: Star of Bethlehem series:
"Star of Bethlehem Confirmed" with Bradley Schaefer::#1504 - part 1:: #1505 - part 2
"The Star of Bethlehem Mystery" with Mike Molnar:: #1458 - part 1:: #1459 - part 2
Article: O Subtle Star of Bethlehem - Christianity Today
Article: Star of Bethlehem Coming Into Focus - On Wisconsin

"Space Archaeologist Sarah Parcak" #1509
"2016 Excavation Plans" with Todd Bolen #1507 - part 1 || #1508 - part 2
"Biblical Archaeology Top Ten of 2015" with Todd Bolen #1506
Christianity Today article: Biblical Archaeology's Top Ten of 2015

"Reviving Carbonized Texts" with Brent Seales #1497 - part 1 || #1498 - part 2
"Goliath's Gath, 2015" with Aren Maier #1495 - part one || #1496 - part two
"Tel Kabri Wine Cellars 2015" with Assaf Yasur-Landau & Eric Cline #1490 - part 1 ||#1491 - part 2
"Jezreel 2015" with Jennie Ebeling #1487 - part 1 || part 2
"A Week in the Life of a Roman Centurion" with Gary Burge #1483 - part 1 || #1484 - part 2
"Nazareth Archaeology" with Ken Dark #1480 - part 1 || #1481 - part 2
"Khirbet el-Maqatir, 2015" with Scott Stripling #1485 || #1486 - part 2
"Patterns of Exodus Evidence" with Charles Aling #1464 - part 1|| #1465 - part 2
See also: Why it matters that the Exodus really happened - Christianity Today

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Program History:

produced since 1983 in Madison,Wisconsin,
where Gordon Govier was for many years an
award-winning radio news director.
...Dr. Keith Schoville, professor emeritus

at the University of Wisconsin, was co-host
of the program for the past 30 years, and
retired from the program in 2013. He
taught Biblical Archaeology in the Dept.
of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, was the
author of the textbook BIBLICAL
a past president of the Near East
Archaeological Society.
...Over the past 30 years, THE BOOK &

THE SPADE has talked with nearly
300 archaeologists and Bible scholars
about their work in the field, and visited
many of these sites on our BOOK & THE
SPADE tours. Listeners have gained new
understanding of how Biblical research is
done and realized anew Archaeology is
"the only source of new facts about the
Bible and the Biblical world."

THE BOOK & THE SPADE is available
by subscription, at $30/year,
with CD's containing the latest five programs
mailed on roughly a monthly basis.

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