Backgrounders on the Bible through Biblical Archaeology

#1279 Maximalist Declares Victory

Interviewing Yosef Garfinkel

Interviewing Yosef Garfinkel

Recent articles in Biblical Archaeology Review and Haaretz newspaper feature archaeologist Yosef Garfinkel delaring the his excavations at Khirbet Qeiyafa, the Elah Fortress, undermine the arguments of the Biblical Minimalists. On this program, professor Schoville and I some of the details of these two articles, and reactions to Garfinkel’s statements. Is the end near in this ongoing battle between Maximalists and Minimalists? We shall see.

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