The Center for Archeaological Research

Lectures at the CAR


The Center for Archaeological Research sponsors several lectures throughout the year. The CAR brings top scholars working in the field of biblical archaeology to report on recent findings and developments in the field. Most lectures are open to the public.

The Manuel Family Lectures on Archaeology and the Bible

The purpose of this annual lectureship is to present to the NOBTS family current archaeological research and excavation as it pertains to the Biblical Text and historical events. Established by the Manuel family of McComb, Miss.

The Manuel Family Lecture:

Initial Lecture 2005

The Archaeology of The Age of Solomon: Fact or Fiction

Dr. William G. Dever

Date: Thursday, February 3rd, 2005

The Archaeology of Jerusalem

 The Temple Mount: Past and Present

Gabi Barkay

Bar Ilan University, Israel

Jerusalem at The Time of David and Solomon

Jane Cahill

Hebrew University, Jerusalem

-Counterpoint Forum: Exploring the Tensions of Faith and Culture will be held on March 11-12, 2005.

The Temple Mount During the Time of Jesus

Leen Ritmyer

November 2009