Let’s see… Here’s my tentative list of the top 10 recent dubious attempts to resurrect the objective, archaeological credibility of biblical history.
(I have omitted the outlandish theories of Scientific Creationism, the “discovery” of Noah’s Ark, and the Shroud of Turin, which are in a class by themselves).
The following are some that have actually been reported in the mainstream media and/or the scholarly literature…
And a Lifetime Achievement Award to The Biblical Archaeology Review
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Additional nominations and comments will be accepted with great interest!