Join archaeologist and biblical scholar Cynthia Shafer-Elliott in a journey through everyday life in the ancient world, and why it matters for how we read our Bible.
Meet Dr. Cynthia Shafer-Elliott
Dr. Shafer-Elliott specializes in the historical, cultural, and archaeological contexts of ancient Israel and Judah. More specifically, she is interested in the daily lives of the average Israelite and Judahite household including economics, food preparation and consumption, religion, and the roles and relationships of the family.
Dr. Shafer-Elliott is an experienced field archaeologist in Israel and is currently part of the archaeological excavation team at Tell Halif and Tell Abel Beth Maacah, Israel.