L'Est républicain

On the occasion of my conference in Seloncourt on the theme “Archaeology and Biblical Origins,” I was interviewed by the great regional newspaper Est Républicain in its March 31, 2011 issue.

Here is the article written by journalist Annie Volatier:

20110331-est-republicainYou will notice that a few errors slipped in the article, which is not unusual when the interview is not recorded and journalists create dialogs. For instance, the oldest complete Hebrew Bible dates from the beginning of the XIth century CE, whereas the Dead Sea Scrolls (a quarter of which are copies of books included in the Hebrew Bible) date from the turn of the CE. 😉

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