Debunked: The Early Philistines are NOT Proof Against the Bible

Shamgar, first leader to take on the Philistines in the book of judges (and armed only with an oxgoad, no less)
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Is the biblical description of “Philistines” prior to the 12th century b.c.e.—in fact, over half a millennium earlier—evidence of biblical fable? Many modern scholars believe it is.

On today’s podcast, host Brent Nagtegaal interviews Christopher Eames to examine how the textual evidence from the Bible itself answers the question.

Let the Stones Speak

Show notes

Are ‘Philistines’ During Abraham’s Time Evidence Against Bible Historicity?