Backgrounders on the Bible through Biblical Archaeology

1093 – Philistine Writing

The Philistines of the Old Testament picked up the alphabetic Canaanite script rather quickly, according to the archaeological evidence. The writing system they brought with them when they settled into the land of Canaan is still pretty much a mystery. On this week’s program we report on two Bible scholars who believe they may have found evidence of the early Philistine writing.


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