Lectures of greatest interest to me on the first day include:
David Ussishkin, “Sennacherib’s Attack on Lachish: What We have Learned from Archaeology”
Yosef Garfinkel, “The Sanctuary of Khirbet Qeiyafa: Judean Cult at the Time of King David”
Jodi Magness, “Masada: Last Stronghold of the Jewish Resistance against Rome”
James Tabor, “Was There an Essene Quarter and a “Church of the Apostles” on Mt. Zion in the time of Jesus? What We Know Now in 2010”
Amihai Mazar, “Beth Shean: Biblical Traditions and Archaeological Reality”
Other speakers for the weekend include Mark Wilson, Ben Witherington, James Charlesworth, Mark
Goodacre, Michael Coogan, William Dever, Craig Evans, and Marvin Meyer.