Dec 1, 2018
This recent interpretation of a cuneiform fragment at Tel Mikhmoret which might record a slave transaction provides possible physical evidence of the presence of Babylonians in biblical Samaria. But do note the qualified nature of the previous statement and that the presence of Babylonians in the region can already be established from the Bible.
The free Logos Book for the Month for December is John Feinberg's No One Like Him: The Doctrine of God. You can also purchase Graham Cole's He Who Gives Life: The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit or Bruce Demarest's The Cross and Salvation: The Doctrine of Salvation in the same series for $2.99 and $4.99 respectively. You can also register for a chance win the eight-volume Crossway Studies of the Bible package. For all these offers, go to the Logos' Free Book of Month page here.
Nov 30, 2018
There are numerous reports that a ring found at the Herodian found in excavations in 1968-1969 might contain an inscription to Pontius Pilate. One of the news stories can be found here. It is an interesting find but caution is warranted because many archaeological announcements related to finds in the Holy Land are sensationalized.
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Nov 26, 2018
Philippians for Pastors by John Kitchen has just been released. This 530-page work interacts with the Greek text (but not in an overly technical way) and also provides "ministry maxims," "digging deeper" questions and thoughts, and several helpful appendices. It is published by Kress Biblical Resources. You can get 45% off retail of this volume and on all titles that Kress offers with the coupon code "Spurgeon" but note that the code expires at the end of November. You can also get free usps media mail shipping on orders over $20. Kitchen also has two other helpful volumes, The Pastoral Epistles for Pastors and Colossians and Philemon for Pastors.