• Nicolae Roddy

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Biblical Studies

The Orthodox Monk-Archaeologist who Discovered a Crucified Man

by Nicolae Roddy As a follow-up to my recent article “Where are the Orthodox Biblical Archaeologists?” it seems timely to present the fascinating story of the single greatest exception to the rule: Vassilios Tzaferis, the Greek Orthodox monk-turned-archaeologist who discovered the material remains of the only crucified man ever found. Tzaferis was born to a...

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Biblical Studies

Where Are the Orthodox Biblical Archaeologists?

by Nicolae Roddy An unshakable question has been clinging to the bottom of my shoe for all of twenty years now. As co-director and area supervisor for the Bethsaida Archaeology Project I have been actively involved in overseeing excavations and writing reports at the site generally accepted as the a... Read more.