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Two American cultural titans share thoughts about the Bible

...Elie Wiesel, 75, Holocaust survivor, author and winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize. Their chat was arranged by Hershel Shanks for the magazine he edits, Biblical Archaeology Review. What attracts Wiesel to the Bible? "I see history in it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/20/rel_422747.shtml
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Scholars urge further analysis of 1st-century Jesus inscription

...whether this is a forged inscription, and I'm sort of cast as a defender of the inscription. I'm not," said Hershel Shanks, who moderated the panel discussion at the annual joint conference of the American Academy of Religion and the Society...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/24/met_394967.shtml
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Catholic scholar picks year's best books about Bible

...Scrolls" (Random House), a must-buy for anyone intrigued by those ever-intriguing ancient Jewish texts. Author Hershel Shanks is the editor of the readable yet authoritative magazine Biblical Archaeology Review. Shanks also co-edited an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/03/ent_258049.shtml
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Scholars urge further analysis of Jesus inscription

...this is a forged inscription, and I'm sort of cast as a defender of the inscription. I'm not," said moderator Hershel Shanks, editor of the Biblical Archeology Review, which published the initial findings. "What I do know is, Israeli...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/29/rel_396569.shtml
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Debates show fascination with Bible-linked materials

...indictments say the ossuary's owner was among five men who forged dozens of biblical artifacts. The magazine's editor, Hershel Shanks, says the issue being released Feb. 15 will argue that nobody can yet decide whether the inscription is fake because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/05/rel_441911.shtml
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Defenders fight fraud charge over reputed Jesus artifact

...examination and concluded that the inscription was ancient and not faked. The chief promoter of the box's authenticity is Hershel Shanks, editor of Biblical Archaeology Review magazine, which published Mr. Lemaire's article, and co-author of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/12/rel_380994.shtml
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How did King David conquer Jerusalem?

...be associated with the tsinnor referred to in the Bible, we leave to others." Biblical Archaeology Review editor Hershel Shanks thus decided to add his own commentary on the implications for the Joab theory. Has it now been proven? No, says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/23/ent_251040.shtml
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Digs uncover biblical support

...No archaeologists are saying everything in the Bible is literally true. ``How reliable is the Bible?'' Hershel Shanks, editor of Biblical Archaeology Review, asks rhetorically. ``The answer is it has a sound historical core. What...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/14/met_201272.shtml
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Old Testament 'minimalist' attacks Bible history

...also Moses, Joshua, Saul, David, Solomon and the later kings and prophets. What next, the King David Seminar? Hershel Shanks, editor of Biblical Archaeology Review magazine in Washington, thinks archaeology raises problems for a literal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/17/ent_259197.shtml
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Illegally excavated items pose dilemma for scholars

...Solomon's Temple. In an article on the pottery in the November-December issue of the Biblical Archaeology Review, Hershel Shanks says no one knows where the pottery was discovered, "or at least they're not talking." Dennis Pardee of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/29/ent_218241.shtml
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