No other figure has impacted history like Jesus. Yet today, he’s often seen as a mythical character whose legend increased over time. So what does the historical and archaeological evidence say about Jesus?
Dr. Titus Kennedy is a field archaeologist working primarily with sites and materials of the ancient Near East and the Mediterranean world. He has been involved in excavations and survey projects at several archaeological sites in biblical lands and he has conducted artifact research at museums and collections around the world. His archaeological interests include biblical archaeology, the interplay between ancient documents and the archaeological record, experimental archaeology, ancient demography, and the similarities between cultures of antiquity.
Dr. Titus Kennedy is a Research Fellow at the Discovery Institute, teaches as an Adjunct Professor at Biola University, and has been a consultant, writer, and guide for history and archaeology documentaries and curricula. He is a valuable contributor to Shepherds’ Theological Seminary where he also serves as an Adjunct Professor and as a Field Archaeologist.
Dr. Kennedy also investigated firsthand the discoveries connected to Jesus’ birth, ministry, crucifixion, and resurrection and visited and excavated where Jesus walked and examined the artifacts connected to Jesus’ life. In Excavating the Evidence for Jesus: The Archaeology and History of Christ and the Gospels, he presents an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the research and findings that illuminate the historicity of Christ as presented in the Bible.