Combine a one-year tablet and print subscription to BAR with membership in the BAS Library to start your journey into the ancient past today!Subscribe Today Biblical Archaeology Society Staff The article “True Colors: Digital Reconstruction Restores Original Brilliance to the Arch of Titus” by Steven Fine, Peter J. Sanders in the May/June 2017 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review describes digital scanning conducted on the famed Roman triumphal arch. In response to that article, reader John Merrill wrote in looking for clarification about the date, which conflicts with Josephus’s account of events surrounding the Samaritan temple’s construction.• John Merrill’s letter • Yitzhak Magen’s response Posted in Ancient Israel, Scholar’s Study.Why would they be willing to describe this aspect of fulfilled prophecy, but shy away from discussing the destruction of the temple?
Why not include the siege of Jerusalem and the destruction of the temple? Other Old Testament authors wrote from a perspective that followed the events they described and were unafraid to say so. Meet loads of available single women in Temple with Mingle2's Temple dating services!Find a girlfriend or lover in Temple, or just have fun flirting online with Temple single girls.While the absence of any description of the temple’s destruction can reasonably be interpreted as a piece of circumstantial evidence supporting the early dating of the New Testament accounts, skeptics sometimes use this fact to make just the opposite case.Many have proposed that Jesus’s prediction related to the destruction was inserted to legitimize the text and make it appear that He had some prophetic power.Tagged with archaeologist, archaeology, bib arch org, biblical, biblicalarchaeology, biblicalarchaeology.org, josephus, nehemiah, yitzhak magen.