Eric Meyers discusses his new book: "Alexander to Constantine"

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Duke University Professor, and Director of Jewish Studies, Eric Meyers says archaeology in Israel and Palestine can give context for biblical narratives. In his new book, "Alexander to Constantine," co-authored with Mark Chancey, Ph.D. '99, he argues that Hellenism gave Judaism, and later Christianity, a cultural vehicle for expressing the faiths to worldwide audiences.

Watch his interview here:

http://ondemand.duke.edu/video/33401/archaeology-of-the-holy-land

Learn more (and purchase this title) at:

http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbook/book.asp?isbn=9780300141795.