A short course by a master teacher and world-famous Biblical scholar
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In Biblical Controversies and Enigmas, acclaimed Biblical scholar Dr. James D. Tabor sheds light on longtime Biblical debates, such as the origins of Christianity, what archaeology reveals about the last days of Jesus, and what the Bible says about death, the afterlife and resurrection. For beginner and seasoned readers of Biblical Archaeology Review—and everyone in between! Each hour-long or less lecture will educate and entertain you at your leisure.
DVD • Running Time: 7.5 hours
- Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls?
- Surprises on Mt. Zion: Understanding Ancient Jerusalem
- Counting Time: Biblical Chronology and Calendars Made Simple
- What Does the Bible Really Say About Death, Afterlife and Resurrection?
- King of the Jews: A Tale of Two Dynasties
- Dead Messiahs Who Don't Return
- Parting of the Ways: When Did a New Religion Called Christianity Begin?
- The Making of a Messiah
- Tracing the Last Days of Jesus: The Latest Archaeological Evidence
Dr. James D. Tabor, chair of the department of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, is professor of Christian origins and ancient Judaism. Since earning his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in 1981, Tabor has combined his work on ancient texts with extensive field work in archaeology in Israel and Jordan. Tabor has also been heavily involved in the recent "Jesus Family Tomb" controversy. His latest book is The Jesus Dynasty: A New Historical Investigation of Jesus, His Royal Family, and the Birth of Christianity (Simon & Schuster, 2007).