Douglas Petrovich, PhD, ThM, MDiv – Archeologist
Expertise: Syro-Palestinian Archeology
Movie focus: The tower of Babel and the nature of ancient languages
Dr. Petrovich earned a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, with a major in Syro-Palestinian archaeology, a first minor in ancient Egyptian language, and a second minor in ancient Near Eastern religions.
He formerly was the academic dean and a professor at Novosibirsk Biblical-Theological Seminary (Siberia, Russia), as well as at Shepherds Theological Seminary (Cary, North Carolina), having taught over 30 different courses.
Dr. Petrovich’s research interests include biblical history and exegesis, Egyptology, and ancient Near Eastern history (including archaeology, epigraphy, chronology, and iconography). He teaches Ancient Egypt at Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Canada).
- The World’s Oldest Alphabet: Hebrew as the Language of the Proto-Consonantal Script (Jerusalem: Carta, 2016)
- Ophel inscription: oldest Hebrew writing in Jerusalem corroborates biblical history
- The Ophel Pithos Inscription: Its Dating, Language, Translation, and Script
- Identifying Nimrod of Genesis 10 with Sargon of Akkad by Exegetical and Archaeological Means
- Toward Pinpointing the Timing of the Egyptian Abandonment of Avaris during the Middle of the 18th Dynasty
- The Dating of Hazor’s Destruction in Joshua 11 via Biblical, Archaeological, & Epigraphical Evidence
- Amenhotep II and the Historicity of the Exodus-Pharaoh