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  • 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
  • Armchair Archaeology and the New Atheism

    third millennium through the first millennium B.C. (Kitchen, 2003, pp. 283-289). He found the Abrahamic covenant made in Genesis 15-17 fits securely in the early second millennium, while the covenants in Exodus, Deuteronomy, and Joshua 24 fit only in a...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2512-armchair-archaeology-and-the-new-atheism
  • The Place of Textual Updating in an Inerrant View of Scripture: Part Three

    the OT’s compositional history, but was related to Waltke’s approving reference to the presence of the J and P sources in Genesis 1 and 2. 94 It is in the second response to Waltke’s essay that Alan MacRae registers “strong disagreement” with Waltke. 95...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2735-the-place-of-textual-updating-in-an-inerrant-view-of-scripture-part-three
  • The Date of Camel Domestication in the Ancient Near East

    a domesticated context prior to this period. The word 'camel' ( ??? ) is used in a domesticated sense 22 times in Genesis (Genesis 12:16, 20:10-64, etc.), once in Exodus (Exodus 9:3), 4 times in Judges (Judges 6:5, 7:12, 8:21, 8:26) and 3 times in Job...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3832-the-date-of-camel-domestication-in-the-ancient-near-east
  • The Creation of New Butterfly Species Before Our Eyes

    the Genesis model of origins, God created not each individual species, but the wider genus to which each species belongs. Genesis 1:11 and 1:21 state that God created animals and plants 'according to [their] kind.' 'Kind' is miyn in Hebrew... This...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/investigating-origins/3892-the-creation-of-new-butterfly-species-before-our-eyes
  • Noah's Ark in Iran?

    it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. – Genesis 11:1–2 (KJV) The Media Blitz Since mid-June, 2006 there has been a flurry of reports in the media and on the Internet about...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2848-noahs-ark-in-iran
  • Biblical Reflections on the Earthquake in Haiti

    But, there are truths about all humans found inScripture that explain this. First, man is made in the image of God (Genesis 1:26-7; 5:1-3; 9:6; Ephesians 4:24; Colossians 3:10; James 3:9; Luke 3:38). He is not a product of evolution, but rather is an...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2878-biblical-reflections-on-the-earthquake-in-haiti
  • Joseph in Egypt: Part II

    Joseph began life in Egypt as a slave (Gn 39:1). As we saw in Part I of this study, these events in the life of Joseph should be dated to the great Middle Kingdom period of Egyptian history (2000 This article is the second in a series of six parts...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3724-joseph-in-egypt-part-ii
  • Hittites and Hethites: A Proposed Solution to an Etymological Conundrum

    is found for an Old Hittite king named Tudḫaliya prior to the late fifteenth century bc, it would be irrelevant to Genesis 14, since the Biblical date for that event is in the twenty-first century bc, long before the founding of the Hittite empire ca....

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2796-hittites-and-hethites-a-proposed-solution-to-an-etymological-conundrum
  • Shechem: Its Archaeological and Contextual Significance

    fortress, temple. Holy Land Satellite Atlas, 1999, p. 100. Abram at Shechem The first mention of Shechem in the Bible is Genesis 12:6, when Abram first entered Canaan. It is succinctly described: “Abram traveled through the land as far as the site of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2365-shechem-its-archaeological-and-contextual-significance
  • Book Review: From Abraham to Paul: A Biblical Chronology: Part II

    is possible). This would seem to start the 430 years with God’s promise to Abraham when the patriarch was 75 years old (Genesis 12:4, 7; compare Galatians 3:16), just as clearly as the Masoretic text of Exodus 12:40, 41 would seem to place it 215 years...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2797-book-review-from-abraham-to-paul-a-biblical-chronology-part-ii
  • Who Was Born When Enosh Was 90?: A Semantic Reevaluation of William Henry Green's Chronological Gaps

    For a number of years, the ABR staff has been endeavoring to conduct research on the genealogies of Genesis 5 and 11. As we worked towards the launching of this important project, Pastor Jeremy Sexton published this article in the Westminster...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/3455-who-was-born-when-enosh-was-90-a-semantic-reevaluation-of-william-henry-greens-chronological-gaps
  • Abortion and Exodus 21

    Testament to refer to everything from soldiers going forth to war (1 Samuel 8:20), or the sun going forth in its rising (Genesis 19:23), to a flower blossoming (Job 14:2) or the birth of a child (Job 1:21). The Hebrew is as generic as the English words...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3866-abortion-and-exodus-21
  • Joseph in Egypt: Part I

    No portion of the Old Testament has a richer Egyptian coloring than the story of Joseph. Egyptian names, titles, places, and customs all appear in Genesis 37 This article is the first in a series of six parts published in Bible and Spade . No portion...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/4050-joseph-in-egypt-part-i
  • Khirbet el-Maqatir Spring 2016 Season: Touring Report June 12-June 17

    Whew!!! We finished the three weeks of excavations and even added an additional day. As was previously noted in our weekly reports, the dig season revealed many great features and artifacts that assist in understanding the society of the various...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/3930-khirbet-elmaqatir-spring-2016-season-touring-report-june-12june-17
  • The Place of Textual Updating in an Inerrant View of Scripture: Part Two

    In the first place, the presence of a place name in ancient Egyptian literature does not demonstrate that the name Dan in Genesis 14 is Mosaic. It simply indicates that the place name of Dan was attested inpre-Mosaic times. Secondly, simply because a...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2565-the-place-of-textual-updating-in-an-inerrant-view-of-scripture-part-two
  • 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
  • Genocide in Canaan? Part I

    ABR has conducted extensive research on the historicity of the Conquest narratives of the Old Testament. Regularly, we receive inquiries about the moral and theological dimensions of these events. Committed Christians are often perplexed about how to...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/2303-genocide-in-canaan-part-i
  • The Old Testament and the Ancient Near East: Profits and Losses

    Since the onset of "scientific" Middle Eastern archaeology in the mid-19th century and the deciphering of ancient languages and texts, biblical scholarship has come to understand the indispensable relevance of ancient Near East (ANE) studies to the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/ancient-near-eastern-studies/2368-the-old-testament-and-the-ancient-near-east-profits-and-losses
  • Traditional Site of Bethel Questioned

    its name and why was it known (in the 1830’s) only by the local residents? Where at Beitin is the “mountain” spoken of in Genesis 12:8? (There is one at Bireh, with a good view of the Jordan Valley. The mountain mentioned in Genesis is clearly between...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founders-corner/2813-traditional-site-of-bethel-questioned

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