Saturday, August 26, 2017

Where was Bethsaida?

THE BIBLE AND INTERPRETATION: Bethsaida Controversy. By Rami Arav. University of Nebraska at Omaha, August 2017.
Archaeologists should be led by the evidence, and not force the evidence into their theories.
Dr. Arav thinks that the site of e-Tell was Bethsaida, not, as argued in recent media reports (see here and links), El-Araj. Past posts on the e-Tell excavation and the possible identification of the site with Bethsaida are here, here, and here.

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