Dr. David Ilan, Acting Director of the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem, is featured in the TV documentary, "The Bible's Buried Secrets" on PBS's NOVA, which aired Tuesday, November 18 at 8 p.m. Please check your local listings for future broadcasts. Dr. Ilan says, "this two-hour program deals with the historicity of the Bible. Archaeology is now one of the most important tools for the investigation of Biblical history and the filmmakers interviewed archaeologists extensively, together with Biblical scholars. They also visited and filmed at many archaeological sites; Tel Dan plays a starring role. One of the producers is a Ph.D. in biblical archaeology. My role is that of the skeptical researcher who is sometimes surprised at how much history really is reflected in the text."
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