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  • Patriarchal Wealth and Early Domestication of the Camel

    The Genesis account of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob suggests all three were wealthy men. While scholars generally view references to camels in relation to these patriarchs as anachronistic, author Stephen Casear points out that is not the case. He adds...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3444-patriarchal-wealth-and-early-domestication-of-the-camel
  • Noah's Ark: The True Story?

    is from the 7th century B.C., we do not know if the scribes had any knowledge of it. Second, the Table of Nations found in Genesis 10 is chronologically dependent on the events and personages from the Flood narrative in Genesis 6-9. The descendants of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3669-noahs-ark-the-true-story
  • Of Peleg and Pangaea

    The Genesis 1:9-10 passage quoted above tells us that at Creation, all the waters of the sea were 'gathered into one place.' I think that the vast majority of commentators have overlooked the significant corollary of this statement - namely, that there...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3837-of-peleg-and-pangaea
  • Without Form and Void

    Genesis 1:2 says that the Earth started out 'without form, and void.' Interpretations differ as to precisely what this means... This article was first published in the March 2008 ABR Electronic Newsletter. Genesis 1:2 says that the Earth started out...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/investigating-origins/3392-without-form-and-void
  • A Biblical Model of Human Dignity: Based on the Image of God and the Incarnation

    based on these key Biblical teachings that all human persons have an “inherited share” of this union. The Image of God In Genesis 1:26, the Biblical texts narrates that humankind was created in the “image and likeness” of God. The exact properties of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2405-a-biblical-model-of-human-dignity-based-on-the-image-of-god-and-the-incarnation
  • Cultural Change and the Confusion of Language in Ancient Sumer

    period, ca. 3500–3100 BC. Base of the ziggurat at Babylon, thought to be the location of the Tower of Babel described in Genesis 11. What does this have to do with the Sumerian Problem, especially the part of that problem regarding the date of entrance...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2567-cultural-change-and-the-confusion-of-language-in-ancient-sumer
  • Who Was Nimrod?

    a reaction, or twisted version, in their accounts of the Creation and Flood. In the post-Flood geneaological records of Genesis 10... This article was first published in the Summer 2001 issue of Bible and Spade. 'Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/about/founders-corner/4126-who-was-nimrod
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint (Part 1)

    Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint: A Response to Cosner and Carter By: Henry B. Smith Jr., MA, MAR Editorial note : This article has been published in the Fall 2018 issue of Bible and Spade in electronic form...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/4355-setting-the-record-straight-on-the-primeval-chronology-of-the-septuagint-part-1
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint (Part 2)

    Editorial note : This article has been published in the Fall 2018 issue of Bible and Spade in electronic form only, and not in print. Download the complete PDF. II. Analysis and Discussion 1. The Rabbinic Deflation of the MT’s Primeval Chronology After...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/4356-setting-the-record-straight-on-the-primeval-chronology-of-the-septuagint-part-2
  • Andrew E. Steinmann’s Search for Chronological Gaps in Genesis 5 and 11: A Rejoinder

    This article was first published in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society . Steinmann needed to show that the chronogenealogical formula throughout Genesis 5 and 11 ("When A had lived X years, he brought forth B") indicates not when B was...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/4373-andrew-e-steinmann-s-search-for-chronological-gaps-in-genesis-5-and-11-a-rejoinder
  • The Genesis Philistines

    The Philistines we encounter in the books of Judges and 1 and 2 Samuel are well known to us. However, skeptics have claimed that references to the Philistines in the book of Genesis are a fictional anachronism. According to the Bible, the Philistines...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3640-the-genesis-philistines
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint (Part 3)

    from either author. e. I argued that the methodology C&C used biased the conclusion in favor of the MT (especially in Genesis 11), but I did not accuse them of deliberately employing a biased methodology in order to reach a pre-determined outcome. A...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/4357-setting-the-record-straight-on-the-primeval-chronology-of-the-septuagint-part-3
  • What is God's Perspective on Immigration?

    westward into the plain of Shinar (Gen. 11:2). After the migration into Shinar we see the beginnings of discrete nations. Genesis 10, which provides an overview of how various people groups were derived from patriarchal progenitors, largely follows...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3770-what-is-gods-perspective-on-immigration
  • A Universal Flood: 3000 B.C.

    almost six miles deep). If water covered all the earth, where could it possibly have gone after the Flood? The 'days' of Genesis 1 were long periods of time. Most local Flood proponents believe in a very old earth that has been in existence at least a...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3370-a-universal-flood-3000-bc
  • Review of 'The Human Faces of God' by Thom Stark

    is the Only Civilization – in a Sense, of Course [5] The Human Faces of God, 75. [6] The “formless and void” of Genesis 1 is not equivalent to the chaos from which the world is made in polytheistic mythology. See David T. Tsumura, Genesis and Ancient...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2635-review-of-the-human-faces-of-god-by-thom-stark
  • The Crumbling of Creation: The Cause of the Earth's Decay and God's Glorious Cure

    in the New Heavens and New Earth spoken of by Isaiah, Peter, and John. The Original State of Creation (Gen 1-2) Genesis 1-2 lays out in vivid detail God’s creation of the world. The account begins with God’s creation of the heavens and the earth and...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2937-the-crumbling-of-creation-the-cause-of-the-earths-decay-and-gods-glorious-cure
  • An Army of Straw Men: Responding to Ronald Hendel

    Sodom and Gomorrah: Several pieces of evidence point to a contemporary eyewitness to the momentous events in Genesis 18-19. The Silver Scrolls from Ketef Hinnom: Containing the Numbers 6 priestly blessing, the oldest known biblical texts from the late...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2623-an-army-of-straw-men-responding-to-ronald-hendel
  • Can a Person Believe in Both God and Evolution?

    ancestor organisms over long periods of time by natural selection. But the God of the Bible is referred to in the Bible (Genesis 1:1, Isaiah 43:1, Romans 1:25, etc.) as Creator of all that is, not developer of some system that eventually produces all...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/4054-can-a-person-believe-in-both-god-and-evolution
  • Associates for Biblical Research Statement on Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Chronologies

    Although this subject was never an area of focus for our research staff, ABR has always believed in the historicity of the Genesis 11 patriarchs. The general view of the ABR staff has historically been that there was some fluidity (gaps) in the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/about/neareasternstatement
  • A Review of: 'The Search for Noah's Ark'

    • The region (country) of Ararat (Urartu) extended into the central Elburz mountain range in Iran • An interpretation of Genesis 11:2 would mean that the Ark landed in Iran, east of Shinar (modern-day, south central Iraq) • Other ancient sources, for...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3135-a-review-of-the-search-for-noahs-ark

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