The best way to read one book of the Tanakh can be through the lens of another.
New imaging of the Mesha Stele could resolve a controversy about what it says.
The search for Ziklag.
“Let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace.”
“Let the stones speak for themselves.”
When the warrior and poet chose not to kill his sworn enemy.
And what the discovery says about Israel in the time of King David.
Remembering Eilat Mazar.
The search for King David’s palace.
It could have belonged to the mysterious Geshurites.
A false dichotomy between the particularist king and the universalist prophet nevertheless discloses a truth about its author.