Biblical Archaeologist Dr. Steven Collins To Speak Jan. 8 In Los Alamos

Dr, Steven Collins, PhD/Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos Church of Christ will host Dr. Steven Collins, PhD on Sunday Jan. 8, 2023 at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Dr. Collins is among the world’s foremost biblical archaeologists. He is Director of the School of Archaeology at Veritas International University and serves as Consulting Research Professor in the College of Archaeology, Trinity Southwest University. He is Director and Chief Archaeologist of the Tall el-Hammam excavations in Jordan, now entering its 16th season. Prior to Tall el-Hammam, Dr. Collins excavated at other sites in Israel and Palestine.

A prolific writer, he has produced articles in professional journals and magazines including “Biblical Archaeology Review”, and many books such as, “Discovering the City of Sodom,” (Simon & Schuster 2013) and the “Harvest Handbook of Bible Lands,” (a Gold Medallion finalist; Harvest House Publishers, 2019) for which he is co-editor and a principal author. Dr. Collins is a professional member of American Society of Overseas Research (ASOR) and a board member of Near East Archaeological Society (NEAS).

Dr. Collins is a much-sought-after conference speaker/teacher and is featured in numerous documentary films by the National Geographic Society, the Discovery Channel, History Channel, and Travel Channel, as well as independent films.

Among a variety of biblical archaeology topics Dr. Collins will discuss the identity of the Egyptian Pharoh at the time of Moses as well as recent findings at the site of Sodom and Gomorrah.

The Los Alamos Church of Christ is located at 2323 Diamond Drive.