Backgrounders on the Bible through Biblical Archaeology

1179 – eBay’s Impact on Archaeology and Looting

As with most innovations, the internet has been a mixed blessing. But on this program we discuss an internet innovation that many thought would be a curse on archaeology but has instead turned into a blessing: eBay. Here’s the article. We also discuss Babylon, open to visitors once again, as well as the catacombs of Rome and Bethlehem.

And here’s some program news: We are making improvements in our online distribution of The Book & The Spade. If you’ve had trouble downloading our programs through iTunes, try it again. With the help of listener Jerry Gassie we’ve updated our podcast program and it should work better now. Also, watch for a new website with improved functionality, coming soon. One final note, we’re now on Facebook, for those who want to communicate through social networking.

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