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  • The Importance of Context in Bible Study

    I generally ignored context, whatever it meant. As the years went by, I realized something was seriously wrong with my Bible study. I found it difficult to kindle excitement and, in all honesty, Bible stories and reading became boring. In an effort to...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/insights-to-better-bible-study/3855-the-importance-of-context-in-bible-study
  • Review of 'The Human Faces of God' by Thom Stark

    Michael Warren reviews the book, 'The Human Faces of God', by Thom Stark. Warren's incisive analysis demolishes typical arguments advanced against the Bible and the Christian Faith. I first learned of Thom Stark’s book[1] from Frank Schaeffer’s blog at...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2635-review-of-the-human-faces-of-god-by-thom-stark
  • An Army of Straw Men: Responding to Ronald Hendel

    In the July/August 2010 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, a disturbing and highly prejudicial, anti-Christian column was published. The main thrust of this article aims directly and antagonistically at Christian scholars who hold to any form of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2623-an-army-of-straw-men-responding-to-ronald-hendel
  • A History of ABR: Its Founders and Associates (1969-1994)

    In memory of those board members who put forth effort, time, prayers, funds, and were the rock on which this work was based; To these, who have now gone on to their reward in Glory, I would like to give special recognition... This article is part of a...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/56-support/ministry-and-mission-of-abr/2688-a-history-of-abr-its-founders-and-associates-19691994
  • The Great Isaiah Scroll and the Original Bible: An Interview with Dr. Peter Flint

    of the biblical Dead Sea scrolls: the Psalms Scrolls. This publication was full of discoveries that soon changed Bibles, Bible study, and biblical scholarship. Today, Flint is an editor of the largest intact Dead Sea Scroll: The Great Isaiah Scroll....

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2812-the-great-isaiah-scroll-and-the-original-bible-an-interview-with-dr-peter-flint
  • The Value of Archaeology in My Faith Walk

    Growing up on the east coast of the United States, my father instilled in me a love of American history. He regularly took me to historic battlefields and famous forts where I could often imagine myself in that place at the time important events...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/devotionals/3799-the-value-of-archaeology-in-my-faith-walk
  • Shechem: Its Archaeological and Contextual Significance

    Jesus and the woman at Jacob's well in John 4 is an excellent example of the importance of context in developing a passage. The story takes place near the Old Testament city of Shechem. Shechem is mentioned 60 times in the Old Testament. The city had...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2365-shechem-its-archaeological-and-contextual-significance
  • Bible study

    https://biblearchaeology.org/component/tags/bible-study?Itemid=245
  • Monumental Misconceptions

    Recently, we received an email from a visitor named 'Jenny'. Jenny made a long list of claims about the Bible. Sadly, most people hold these views because of what they read on the internet or watch on TV. Many have been lied to by their unbelieving...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/2909-monumental-misconceptions
  • Armchair Archaeology and the New Atheism

    Archaeology has an air of mystery about it. Whenever the subject is brought up, many people instinctively think of the iconic Indiana Jones and his adventures on the silver screen. Others think of buried treasure or exotic locations. In the early days...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2512-armchair-archaeology-and-the-new-atheism
  • David Rohl's Revised Egyptian Chronology: A View From Palestine

    David Rohl purports to have produced a better correlation between the findings of archaeology and the Bible by revising Egyptian chronology. Rohl, however, cannot so easily be brushed aside... This article was first published in the Summer 2001 issue...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/3196-david-rohls-revised-egyptian-chronology-a-view-from-palestine
  • Science and the Bible: Friends or Foes?

    A strong temptation for Christians with advanced training in the sciences is to compromise on the plain sense of the biblical text when faced with apparent conflicts between it and popular scientific views. Some such views are clearly contrary to...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3934-science-and-the-bible-friends-or-foes
  • The Bible, Archaeology and the Study of Military Affairs

    Almost all scholars of the art and science of warfare believe that the basic principles of war, strategy and tactics have changed little throughout time. Most will concede that... This article was first published in the Fall 1996 issue of Bible and...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2546-the-bible-archaeology-and-the-study-of-military-affairs
  • Digging Into the Documents and the Attempted Hijacking of Paradise

    Traditional liberal scholarship claims that the book of Genesis is a jumble of conflicting, contradictory sources. Genesis 1, they say, was written during the exile in Babylon by priests (ca. 586 BC). Genesis 2 was written sometime around the period of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3085-digging-into-the-documents-and-the-attempted-hijacking-of-paradise
  • The Curious History of the 'Editor' in Biblical Criticism

    A review of The Edited Bible, by John Van Seters (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2006. This recent book by John Van Seters should have a revolutionary impact on the critical study of the Bible, particularly on the study of the Pentateuch/ Hexateuch in...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2667-the-curious-history-of-the-editor-in-biblical-criticism
  • Megiddo, The Place of Battles

    Although Megiddo has been extensively chronicled in extra-biblical sources, it is only mentioned 12 times in the OT 1 and once, indirectly, as Armageddon in the NT (Rv 16:16). Most Christians know the book of Revelation prophesies an end-times battle...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/3084-megiddo-the-place-of-battles
  • The Exodus Controversy

    It seems that every year, especially around the spring Passover season when Jews and many Christians commemorate Israel's deliverance from Egypt, newspapers and magazines publish articles questioning the validity of the Biblical account of the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/2288-the-exodus-controversy
  • The Satellite Bible Atlas: A Must Have Resource

    unequivocally Bill Schlegel's Satellite Bible Atlas is the one I recommend. It is a gateway to some absolutely dynamic Bible study; it is theologically sound and Biblically conservative. I pray that God will use this book in your life as he has in...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/current-events-list/4003-the-satellite-bible-atlas-a-must-have-resource
  • The Master Potter: Pottery Making in the Bible

    Pottery played a vital and important role in the everyday lives of the people of Bible times. It is not surprising therefore, that pottery and pottery making is often mentioned in the Bible. Many times prophets and preachers of the Bible used everyday...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/devotionals/3870-the-master-potter-pottery-making-in-the-bible
  • A Preview of the Winter 2013 Issue of Bible and Spade

    The Winter 2013 issue of Bible and Spade will soon be delivered to subscribers and members. As ABR enters its 44th year of ministry, we are grateful for all that God has done to sustain and energize the work He has set before us. A new year presents a...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3542-A-Preview-of-the-Winter-2013-Issue-of-Bible-and-Spade

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