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Jul
26
2016
Baylor Prof, University Scholars Help Discover Ancient Biblical Mosaics in Israel
Baylor Prof, University Scholars Help Discover Ancient Biblical Mosaics in Israel
For 1,500 years, elaborate mosaics depicting Bible stories like Noah’s Ark and the parting of the Red Sea were buried in the ruins of an ancient synagogue in Israel. But this summer, a team that included two Baylor students and Dr. Nathan Elkins, a Baylor art history professor and coin specialist, uncovered this stunning artwork while excavating the synagogue that housed it.

Jul
29
2016
University Scholar Receives Young Scholar Award, $5,000 Scholarship from Values & Capitalism
Drew Mackenzie, a junior University Scholar at Baylor, received a Young Scholar Award and $5,000 scholarship from Values & Capitalism, an initiative at the American Enterprise Institute. Working with the oversight of a faculty advisor, Mackenzie’s research project will look at the role of democratic capitalism in upholding man’s dignity, within a context of pluralism. His research will be published next summer on the Values & Capitalism website.
Jul
13
2016
University Scholars Unearth Mosaics in Synagogue Ruins
Ancient mosaics depicting Noah’s ark and the parting of the Red Sea have been discovered by university scholars and students excavating a synagogue in Israel that dates to the fifth century.
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