Über den Autor
Hershel Shanks is the longtime editor of the Biblical Archaeology Review, which is to biblical archaeology what Vogue is to fashion, and author of numerous popular books such as Ancient Israel: From Abraham to the Roman Destruction of the Temple (2nd ed. 1999). Jerusalem: An Archaeological Biography (1995), and The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Preface; 1. In the Beginning; 2. The Sharon Years; 3. My College Years; 4. Columbia, Harvard and the Department of Justice; 5. Practising Law; 6. Our Year in Israel; 7. Starting BAR; 8. Maturing BAR; 9. Freeing the Scrolls; 10. Losing in Court; 11. The Pomegranate and the Ossuary; 12. The Yehoash Plaque; 13. The Forgery Trial of the Century; 14. My Credo.
Fascinating account of a world-renowned Biblical Archaeologist and his scrapes with Governments, Nomads and Scoundrels.>