Shapira in the Netherlands – But Why?

Shapira in the Netherlands – But Why?

One of the great puzzles for most researchers of the Shapira Affair is why he spent the final months of his life in the Netherlands. The basic story, oft repeated, is that after the official rejection of his manuscript strips by Christian Ginsburg, the dejected...
Lofty Hills of Moab – A Hymn by M. Lowrie Hofford 1884

Lofty Hills of Moab – A Hymn by M. Lowrie Hofford 1884

Research often yields things of interest tangentially related to the investigation at hand. I was looking for 19th-century photographs of the land east of the Jordan, searching the archives of the Library of Congress, which contain a wealth of public domain images of...
Announcing The Moabite Scandal – April 2022

Announcing The Moabite Scandal – April 2022

For immediate release from Horeb Press: The discovery of the Mesha Stele (Moabite Stone) led to an international race to find antiquities in the sands of Moab. Brave explorers ventured into Transjordan, hoping to secure the next archaeological treasure. Thanks to his...