Duke University Professor, and Director of Jewish Studies, Eric Meyers says archaeology in Israel and Palestine can give context for biblical narratives. In his new book, “Alexander to Constantine,” co-authored with Mark Chancey, Ph.D. ’99, he argues that Hellenism gave Judaism, and later Christianity, a cultural vehicle for expressing the faiths to worldwide audiences. Watch his interview here: http://ondemand.duke.edu/video/33401/archaeology-of-the-holy-land. Learn more (and purchase this title) at: http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbook/book.asp?isbn=9780300141795.
Nifty! And more proof that there’s always something else to read (and write) and that there ‘is no end to the making of books’ (thank Heaven!).