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  • The Ash Heap of History

    Apologetic ministries like ABR must work hard to demonstrate that unbiblical theories about the Bible need to be refuted and placed on the ash heap of history. This article was first published in the Summer 2007 issue of Bible and Spade. Over the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/3400-the-ash-heap-of-history
  • Book Review: From Abraham to Paul: A Biblical Chronology: Part I

    Book review: From Abraham to Paul: A Biblical Chronology, by Andrew E. Steinmann. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2011. Hardback, 421 + xxxviii pages. The Bible doesn't just 'contain' chronological markers. It abounds in them. This is unlike the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/3397-book-review-from-abraham-to-paul-a-biblical-chronology-part-i
  • Ezekiel 26:1-14: A Proof Text For Inerrancy or Fallibility of The Old Testament?

    the word “build” when used with the building of a nation considered as a collective single person: Flourishing population. Genesis 16:2, 30:3 and Ruth 4:11 use the verb for “build” as building up the House of Israel by her matriarchs. National...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/3304-ezekiel-26114-a-proof-text-for-inerrancy-or-fallibility-of-the-old-testament
  • Joshua's Ai Exhibit At Houston Baptist University

    reflection on the excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir and what light they shed on the ancient biblical world. Starting from Genesis 12-13 and moving forward in time toward Maqatir's magnificent monastery, 4,000 years of history will be on display. Special...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/current-events-list/3433-joshuas-ai-exhibit-at-houston-baptist-university
  • Date Palms: Not In My Back Yard!?!? Or, Maybe...

    For the past 8 years I have been excavating a Bronze Age domestic quarter in Area A of the Lower Tall (LA) at Tall el-Hammam (TeH) on the east side of the Jordan River Valley In these excavations, we've opened 24 6x6 m (38x38 ft) squares, uncovering...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/3621-date-palms-not-in-my-back-yard-or-maybe
  • What is the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls?

    The Dead Sea Scrolls have demonstrated that the Old Testament was accurately transmitted during this interval. In addition, they provide a wealth of information on the times leading up to, and during, the life of Christ. What is the most important...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/3590-what-is-the-importance-of-the-dead-sea-scrolls
  • Biblical Illiteracy

    One of the most serious problems facing the Church in the 21st century is the problem of Biblical illiteracy. Simply put, most professing Christians do not possess a sound and coherent understanding of the Bible... This article was first published in...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3544-biblical-illiteracy
  • Testing the Factuality of the Conquest of Ai Narrative in the Book of Joshua: Part Two

    The problem addressed in this article is the arbitration among the three alternative views of the conquest of Ai narrative summarized in Part One. This is accomplished by testing the correspondence between the narrative in question and the material...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/3302-testing-the-factuality-of-the-conquest-of-ai-narrative-in-the-book-of-joshua-part-two
  • The Name Yahweh in Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts

    It is generally accepted that the term Shasu means nomads or Bedouin people, referring primarily to the nomadic or semi-nomadic peoples of Syria-Palestine. There are two significant hieroglyphic references in New Kingdom period texts to an area called...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/exodus-from-egypt/3233-the-name-yahweh-in-egyptian-hieroglyphic-texts
  • The Landing-Place of Noah's Ark: Testimonial, Geological and Historical Considerations: Part Three

    In Part One of this study we looked at issues relating to the general validity of testimony as a tool for evaluating truth-claims, and in Part Two discussed ways to accommodate these testimonies in the search for Noah's Ark without throwing science out...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2585-the-landingplace-of-noahs-ark-testimonial-geological-and-historical-considerations-part-three
  • Genocide in Canaan? Part II

    despite their sin. Their immoral behavior can be traced back six centuries, at the very least, to the time of Abraham in Genesis 15:13-16: Then the LORD said to him [Abram], "Know for certain that your descendants will be strangers in a country [Egypt]...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/2578-genocide-in-canaan-part-ii
  • 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
  • Historical Narrative and Truth in the Bible

    We must work with the literary as well as the historical dimensions of Biblical narrative. They cannot be separated into isolated compartments. Webster’s defines truth as “the property (as of a statement) of being in accord with fact or reality.” With...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/2514-historical-narrative-and-truth-in-the-bible
  • Mary's Magnificat: The Mercy of God

    I would like to tell you a story that is true. I am not making it up... I would like to tell you a story that the tabloids would love to put in print. If they did, however, they would distort and twist the account. But unlike the tabloids, the story I...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2475-marys-magnificat-the-mercy-of-god
  • Amenhotep II as Pharaoh of the Exodus

    both of these references to Ramesses look like an updating of an earlier place name. This phenomenon is also evident in Genesis 14:14 where the later name of Dan has been used for the contemporary name of Laish (Jgs 18:7–29). In some cases, the Bible...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/exodus-from-egypt/2455-amenhotep-ii-as-pharaoh-of-the-exodus
  • The Red Sea in the NT

    The voice of the Tanach, the Hebrew OT, is simple and clear—the Israelites crossed the yam suph. Yam is “sea,” suph1 is “reeds”; together, they mean “Sea of Reeds.” This article was first published in the Winter 2008 issue of Bible and Spade. Israel...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2374-the-red-sea-in-the-nt
  • Location of Biblical Bethel and Ai Reconsidered

    between them” [Bethel and Ai].[43] (Actually there is a small valley between Beitin and et-Tell.)[44] Ritter then cites Genesis 12:8, which plainly says there is a mountain between the two! The writer fails to see the propriety of changing Bible...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/about/founders-corner/2603-location-of-biblical-bethel-and-ai-reconsidered
  • Psalm 63: Longing to Worship the LORD While in the Wilderness

    Let's be honest, we do not live in a perfect world, nor is our homeland Paradise. There is a Millennial Kingdom coming when King Jesus will rule from Jerusalem with justice and righteousness, but that day is still in the future. We live in the nasty,...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/devotionals/2606-psalm-63-longing-to-worship-the-lord-while-in-the-wilderness
  • A Typical Israelite Community in the OT Period

    When we study the OT, we need to bridge a number of cultural gaps. One such gap is the significant difference in the structure of the agricultural communities. Typically, rural America has consisted of farmers living on sizable parcels of land divided...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/judges-united-monarchy/2648-a-typical-israelite-community-in-the-ot-period
  • 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

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