Support Aeon

‘Becoming an Aeon supporter means joining the conversation of humanity – and ensuring it stays alive.’

Andrés P, Guatemala, Friend of Aeon

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview.
But we can’t do it without you.

Make a donation

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

No ads, no paywall, no clickbait – just thought-provoking ideas from the world’s leading thinkers, free to all. But we can’t do it without you.

Make a donation

Michael Press
Visiting Scholar, Indiana University

Michael Press is a visiting scholar at the Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University. He is the author of Ashkelon 4: The Iron Age Terracottas of Ashkelon and Philistia (2012).

Written by Michael Press

Essay/
History
Struggling to see Palestine

For Westerners, the Bible and its prophecies have obscured as much as they’ve revealed about the Holy Land

Michael Press