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  • The Importance of Context in Bible Study

    During my freshman year of college, a Bible professor said we should put Bible stories into context to find the excitement in them and appreciate their real meaning. I never understood what he meant and was too embarrassed to ask in front of the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/insights-to-better-bible-study/3855-the-importance-of-context-in-bible-study
  • The Seraiah Assumption and the Decree of Daniel 9:25

    the capitol… (Neh 1:1) And it came about in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes… (Neh 2:1) The shared context of these two passages indicates both deal with events in the 20th regnal year of King Artaxerxes. The first reference...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4369-the-seraiah-assumption-and-the-decree-of-daniel-9-25
  • Revisiting the Peleg Event

    by their languages.” - Finally, they view all of the information in Genesis 10 and the Babel account of Genesis 11 as a contextual unit, such that information from one chapter influences the interpretation of the other. In the analysis that follows, my...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2798-revisiting-the-peleg-event
  • King Solomon in His Ancient Context

    greater range of material culture than other parts of Kings. It therefore allows greater possibility for assessment in the context of the ancient world: can the creations attributed to Solomon's craftsmen be set comfortably in the tenth century, or do...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/judges-united-monarchy/2977-king-solomon-in-his-ancient-context
  • Amenhotep II and the Historicity of the Exodus Pharaoh

    on a combination of all the data (Biblical and otherwise) when those data are rightly evaluated and understood in their context."7 While Kitchen is a vital contributor in the field of OT history and chronology,the accuracy of his conclusion here is...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/exodus-from-egypt/3147-amenhotep-ii-and-the-historicity-of-the-exodus-pharaoh
  • Testing the Factuality of the Conquest of Ai Narrative in the Book of Joshua: Part Two

    Part One . This is accomplished by testing the correspondence between the narrative in question and the material time-space context it purports to represent. Part Two... This is Part Two of a four-part article. Statement of the Problem The problem...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/3302-testing-the-factuality-of-the-conquest-of-ai-narrative-in-the-book-of-joshua-part-two
  • A Fuzzy Theology of Beginnings: Book Review

    Old Testament, have written a book entitled In the Beginning... We Misunderstood – Interpreting Genesis 1 in its Original Context. The Institute for Scientific and Biblical Research (ISBR) is a Christian ministry in Lancaster, PA, which, for Scriptural...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3081-a-fuzzy-theology-of-beginnings-book-review
  • Creation or the Flood? A Study of Several Passages of Scripture

    is solid. So it is crucial that Ps. 104:5–9 and similar passages first be carefully examined as to their grammar and context, or else we are in danger of starting with a scientific model and then hunting for shaky proof texts to support it. Our search...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2964-creation-or-the-flood-a-study-of-several-passages-of-scripture
  • The Nazareth Inscription: Proof of the Resurrection of Christ? Part I

    translation as “cult of their ancestors,” thereby suggesting that the Nazareth Inscription fits best in a pagan Greco-Roman context, where religious rituals were performed at graves by relatives. However, the word “threskeian” is best translated as...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2857-the-nazareth-inscription-proof-of-the-resurrection-of-christ-part-i
  • The Date of Camel Domestication in the Ancient Near East

    data proves. In reality, there is abundant evidence that the Bible's mention of camels as early as the time of Abraham is contextually and historically accurate. In this article, TM Kennedy demonstrates the accuracy of the biblical texts in their...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3832-the-date-of-camel-domestication-in-the-ancient-near-east
  • A Theology Of The Fall In Genesis 3 And The Ancient Near East

    words, an upward fall. This author cannot agree with the idea of an upward fall. The fall downward seems to better fit the context of Genesis 3. But, there is a third possibility which has been introduced by Fretheim and which is very appealing to this...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/investigating-origins/2764-a-theology-of-the-fall-in-genesis-3-and-the-ancient-near-east
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    https://biblearchaeology.org/component/tags/context?Itemid=245
  • How Acts and Galatians Indicate the Date of the Crucifixion

    I believe that many commentators have eschewed their own careful exegetical work and have overlooked the immediate context of the passages from which they derive their chronological understandings, piggybacking instead on fashionable academic trends and...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4361-how-acts-and-galatians-indicate-the-date-of-the-crucifixion
  • Asher Shall Dip His Foot in Oil...Petroleum Oil, or Something Else?

    "the last days" are the days we are living in now. Is that the case? The phrase is used 14 times in the Old Testament. The context must determine if it is used of a day still in the future, or of subsequent years from the prediction. A clear example of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2396-asher-shall-dip-his-foot-in-oilpetroleum-oil-or-something-else
  • The Curious History of the 'Editor' in Biblical Criticism

    “Naharin” [Mitanni] into Canaan ca. 1450 BC. The story of Othniel’s war against Cushan fits very well within the historical context of that period. Since the Kingdom of Mitanni disappeared when the Hittites conquered it ca. 1340 BC, this identification...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2667-the-curious-history-of-the-editor-in-biblical-criticism
  • The Ultimate Sign: Isaiah 7

    be a virgin born Son named Immanuel, God with us. As we examine this passage carefully, we will see from the historical context that Matthew is not taking verse 14 out of context in order to 'proof-text' the virgin birth of Jesus. Moreover, the context...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2292-the-ultimate-sign-isaiah-7
  • The Genesis Flood: An Interpretive Key to the Past

    repopulate the planet. The history of animal habitat and genetic distribution across the planet must be understood in the context of the Flood and its immediate aftermath, or erroneous conclusions will result. The Flood or its subsequent affects serve...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/4028-the-genesis-flood-an-interpretive-key-to-the-past
  • John 2:12-21 and Herodian Chronology

    ASV: “The Jews therefore said, Forty and six years was this temple in building , and wilt thou raise it up in three days?” Context, Context, Context In real estate, the aphorism for finding a valuable building or piece of land is “location, location,...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4364-john-2-12-21-and-herodian-chronology
  • Understanding the 2,300 “Evenings and Mornings” of Daniel 8:14

    “evenings and mornings” should be understood. I decided to undertake a focused study on the passage and its surrounding context to hopefully understand it better, and would like to share with you some insights that came out of that work. What Matters is...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4362-understanding-the-2-300-evenings-and-mornings-of-daniel-8-14
  • Genesis 1 and the Raqia

    tends to predispose how we English readers interpret these verses, hindering our ability to derive their meaning on purely contextual grounds... Introduction As we read the narrative of Genesis 1, we repeatedly encounter the word 'expanse' or...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/investigating-origins/3862-genesis-1-and-the-raqia

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