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Facing Goliath: Exploring The Vast History Of The Philistines

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Who were the Philistines? Museum of the Bible invites young and old alike to explore the answer to that question with Peoples of the Bible: The Philistines, a webinar with archaeologist Daniel Master on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern. “The biblical stories of Samson and Delilah and David and Goliath have made the Philistines some of the most infamous characters in the Hebrew Bible,” said Jeffrey Kloha, chief curatorial officer of Museum of the Bible. “For years, explorers, historians, archaeologists—and now, geneticists—around the world have been endeavoring to better understand these ancient people. We hope you will join us for this fascinating exploration of Philistine origins, their relationship to the Israelites and their eventual demise at the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon.” (READ MORE)

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