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Archaeological Conferences in Houston

The Dunham Bible Museum at Houston Baptist University will host an Archaeological Conference devoted to Khirbet el-Maqatir, proposed site for Biblical Ai, Saturday, February 8, 2014. Speakers include Dr. Bryant Wood, Dr. Eugene Merrill, Dr. Scott Stripling, and Dr. Leen Ritmeyer.

Information about the conference and registration details may be found here.

From January 21 – December 19, 2014, the Dunham Bible Museum will display a special exhibit, Khirbet el-Maqatir – History of a Biblical Site. This is in cooperation with the Associates for Biblical Research. Details here.

A scene in the eastern Sinai wilderness. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

A scene in the eastern Sinai wilderness. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

The Lanier Theological Library announces a lecture by James Hoffmeier and Stephen Moshier dealing with the exodus and the location of Mount Sinai. The titles for the January 18th lecture are,

  • Moses Did Not Sleep Here!
  • A Critical Look at Some Sensational Exodus and Mt. Sinai Theories

Registration information is here. (HT: Bible Places Blog).

The lectures by Hoffmeier and Moshier are the climax of a two day Consultation on the Historicity and Authenticity of the Exodus and Wilderness Traditions in a Post Modern Age. Details here.

Speakers include Richard Hess, Steven Ortiz, Alan Millard, Richard Averbeck, Lawson Youngers, Jr., and others.