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Assuming genesis is required, and 19 is required, the following results were found.

  • The Duration of the Israelite Sojourn In Egypt

    There has been a division among scholars as to whether the sojourn of the Israelites in Egypt was 215 (or 210) years long, or 430 years long. Although, along with Genesis 15:13-21, Exodus 12:40 is our primary source, evidences other than the variants...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3228-the-duration-of-the-israelite-sojourn-in-egypt
  • Creation or the Flood? A Study of Several Passages of Scripture

    I frequently take part in online discussions where the subject is some aspect of reconciling science and Scripture. These interactions frequently raise the issue of how to interpret certain passages of the Bible. After all, if our understanding of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2964-creation-or-the-flood-a-study-of-several-passages-of-scripture
  • genesis 19

    https://biblearchaeology.org/component/tags/tag/genesis-19
  • 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
  • Rocking the Boat, Part Two: The Hydrological Model of the Flood

    I wrote 'Rocking the Boat: The Value of New Ideas' for the May 2011 issue of the ABR Newsletter. It stirred up a surprising number of comments! It is gratifying to see people actually read and thoughtfully consider the information ABR provides. Such...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3169-rocking-the-boat-part-two-the-hydrological-model-of-the-flood
  • Insights from the Animal Kingdom on the Scope of Noah's Flood

    Some who claim to be biblical Christians nevertheless refuse to accept the straightforward sense of Scripture in every case. In particular, many who are steeped in the sciences say that it is impossible, scientifically speaking, for the Earth to have...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3815-insights-from-the-animal-kingdom-on-the-scope-of-noahs-flood
  • The Joseph Narrative (Genesis 37, 39-50)

    Egyptian pharaohs brought many captives from Canaan into Egypt, to be employed in state and temple servitude, some passing into private hands as slaves; Canaanite merchants also visited Egypt... This article was published in the Winter 2003 issue of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2312-the-joseph-narrative-genesis-37-39-50
  • Locating Sodom: A Critique of the Northern Proposal

    ft (1 m) of ash and destruction debris” (2007: 76), Collins assumes a match with the destruction of Sodom as described in Genesis 19 (2007: 76). But he fails to provide a date for this destruction, and there has been insufficient excavation to determine...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3217-locating-sodom-a-critique-of-the-northern-proposal
  • Why Did God Send the Flood?

    that question. The men of Sodom clearly intended just that with the two angels who came to rescue Lot and his family (Genesis 19:5 ff.). Obviously the angels in heaven do not have such relations. But the angels in these New Testament passages did not...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/devotionals/4150-why-did-god-send-the-flood
  • The Discovery of the Sin Cities of Sodom and Gomorrah

    sex acts. These allusions, of course, stem from the Biblical account of events that occurred in the days of Abraham in Genesis 19. But did these places ever exist and will they ever be found? Most scholars think not. In his Anchor Bible Dictionary...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2364-the-discovery-of-the-sin-cities-of-sodom-and-gomorrah
  • 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
  • The Crumbling of Creation: The Cause of the Earth's Decay and God's Glorious Cure

    Is man the basic cause of all the earth's problems? Would the planet be better off if man did not exist on it at all? Some environmentalists think so. For example, philosopher Paul Taylor states, “Given the total, absolute, and final disappearance of...

    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

    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
  • 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
  • What is God's Perspective on Immigration?

    What exactly is 'illegal immigration'? At its simplest, it is the movement of people from one area into another, such that this movement violates laws and regulations in place at any given time at the destination... With the inauguration of Donald...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3770-what-is-gods-perspective-on-immigration
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint (Part 3)

    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. 2. Straw Men and Ad Hominems 1. In my ICC paper (p. 117), I state that “He [God] certainly...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/4357-setting-the-record-straight-on-the-primeval-chronology-of-the-septuagint-part-3
  • A Biblical Model of Human Dignity: Based on the Image of God and the Incarnation

    The foundational source of Human Dignity, the intrinsic worth of a person, has been an issue within Theology and Philosophy for thousands of years. While the concept of a living person having a basic worth is common among societies and cultures, the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2405-a-biblical-model-of-human-dignity-based-on-the-image-of-god-and-the-incarnation
  • 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
  • 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
  • A Review of: 'The Search for Noah's Ark'

    Adventurer Robert Cornuke has produced a new video which claims that remnants of Noah's Ark have been found in the Elburz Mountains about 54 miles from Tehran, the capital of Iran... A review and critique of the 2008 video, "The Search for Noah's Ark,"...

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

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