Cynthia Shafer-Elliott – Digging Up Israel’s Past

Episode: We’re going back to the dirt in this episode with Cynthia Shafer-Elliott. We talk about bee hives, the Daniel diet, Ezekiel bread, gender & archaeology, and why Cynthia is willing to get up at 4am for weeks at a time each summer.

Guest: Cynthia Shafer-Elliott is Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Biblical Studies in the The Faculty of Theology and School of Christian Leadership at William Jessup University. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Sheffield in the UK. Dr. Shafer-Elliott is an experienced field archaeologist in Israel and is currently part of

 the archaeological excavation team at Tell Halif, Israel. She’s the author of The Five Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant which is a user-friendly exploration of basic concepts within archaeology and the techniques and methods used by archaeologists in the field. She’s also written Food in Ancient Judah: Domestic Cooking in the Time of the Hebrew Bible (Equinox).

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If you like this: Check out our episode with Jonathan Greer about his co-edited book Behind the Scenes of the Old Testament (Baker).

2 Replies to “Cynthia Shafer-Elliott – Digging Up Israel’s Past”

  1. Eve Harow

    Hello. I’m a licensed Israeli tour guide and podcaster who would like to interview Dr. Shafer-Elliott about her book. Thank you.

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