Latest Research Articles By Category
Here is a listing of the most recent articles, grouped into general categories to aid locating pertinent material. Articles are listed within the categories with the most recent given first.
Amazing Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology
Archaeological articles and media that focus upon extraordinary discoveries from the world of biblical archaeology that affirm the scriptural accounts.
Ancient Manuscripts, Translations, and Texts
Archaeological, historical and scientific articles and media that examine ancient biblical manuscripts, inscriptions, materials, tools, and scribal practices.
Conquest of Canaan under Joshua & the Inception of the Period of the Judges 1406-1371 BC
Archaeological and historical articles, news, and media that focus upon the importance and veracity of Israel’s Conquest of Canaan in the Late Bronze period.
Commentary on recent archaeological discoveries, current issues bearing on the historical reliability of Scripture and other relevant news concerning the Bible.
Articles designed for the purpose of bringing edification to the Church and relating practical life matters to archaeological discoveries.
The Divided Monarchy of Israel & Judah 932-587 BC
Archaeological and historical articles, news, and media that focus upon events from the death of Solomon to the end of the Old Testament, circa 932-587 BC.
The Exodus & Wilderness Wanderings under Moses 1446-1406 BC
Archaeological and historical articles, news, and media that focus upon the reliability of the Exodus narratives of the Old Testament, circa 1446-1406 BC.
Flood of Noah ca. 3300 BC
Biblical, historical, & scientific articles that focus upon the veracity of the Flood accounts, Noah's Ark & post-Flood history, & other Flood related topics.
This section is dedicated to ABR founder, Dr. David Livingston. It contains articles written by David over the years. David's lifetime of work in defense of Scripture is an inspiration to us all.
A diversity of apologetic articles and media from various schools of thought are presented that bear upon the existence of God and authority of the Bible.
Biblical, scientific and historical articles & media that focus upon the issue of origins and evolution, and includes the historical veracity of Genesis 1-9.
Additional articles related to this research topic can be found by going to Creation 5500 BC in the Research by Chronological Categories section.
Israel in the Era of the Judges 1371-1049 BC
Biblical, archaeological and historical articles and media that focus upon Israel in the period of the Judges.
The United Monarchy 1049-932 BC
Archaeological & historical articles and media that focus upon events from the Judges period, and the reigns of Saul, David & Solomon.
The New Testament Era 25-100 AD
Archaeological and historical articles and media examining the events from the Intertestamental and New Testament Era, circa 25-150 AD.
Patriarchal Era 2166-1876 BC
Archaeological and historical articles and media dealing with the veracity and reliability of the Patriarchal narratives found in Genesis, chapters 10-50.
Videos and online audio featuring ABR staff and associates that provide additional information and research in defense of the reliability of the Bible.
What is Biblical Archaeology?
Essential articles that define and explicate the meaning, scope, and nature of biblical archaeology.
People, Places, and Things in the New Testament
Biblical, archaeological, and historical articles and media that focus upon the people and geography of the biblical world of the New Testament period.
People, Places, and Things in the Hebrew Bible
Biblical, archaeological, and historical articles and media that focus upon the people and geography of the biblical world of the Old Testament period.
Architecture and Structures in the Bible
Biblical, archaeological and historical articles that focus upon the architecture, structures, and building-practices represented in the biblical accounts.
Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Archaeological and historical articles and media that examine the culture and practices of the ANE that impact OT hermeneutics and biblical interpretation.
Biblical, archaeological, and historical articles and media that examine the chronological matrix of the Bible and its integration with biblical archaeology.
The Shroud of Turin
Historical and scientific articles and media examining the Shroud of Turin and Sudarium of Oviedo and the possible connection with Christ’s crucifixion.
Archaeological and historical articles and media focused upon Egyptian studies in archaeology, especially as it relates to the biblical historical periods.
Khirbet el-Maqatir Excavation 1995-2000 & 2008-2016
Field reports from ABR's renewed archaeological excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir following the site closure due to the Intafada in the year 2000.
Inspiration, Authority, Biblical Criticism and the Documentary Hypothesis
Articles that focus upon the origin of the Torah, Enlightenment era attacks and criticism of the Bible, and analysis of the JEDP Theory of Wellhausen.
ABR staff and friends share important articles and media concerning ABR's excavation at Shiloh, current academic research, and updates on important discoveries.
Creation & Early Man ca. 5500 BC
Articles, news, and media discussing biblical and theological matters concerning the Creation account and the early chapters of Genesis.
Additional articles related to this research topic can be found by going to Investigating Origins, or in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, in the Research by Topic section.
Sojourn of Israel in Egypt 1876-1446 BC
Archaeological and historical articles, news, and media that investigate the veracity of the biblical narratives concerning the period of the arrival of Jacob and his family in Egypt until the Exodus.
The Babylonian Exile & the Persian Period 587-334 BC
Archaeological and historical articles, news, and media examining the biblical accounts and historical sources concerning Israel's exile in Babylon and during the era of Persian hegemony.
The Intertestamental Period 400 BC-25 AD
Archaeological and historical articles, news, and media examining the historical period "between the testaments", from the conclusion of Malachi's prophetic writings until the baptism of Jesus and the onset of his ministry.
Ark of the Covenant
Archaeological, historical and scientific articles and media investigating the Ark of the Covenant, a symbol of God's presence and glory.
The Life & Ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ & the Apostles 26-99 AD
Archaeological and historical articles, news, and media that examine the New Testament narratives and focus upon the life and ministry of Jesus and his apostles and formation of the early church.
Tall el-Hammam Field Reports
Field reports from the excavation at Tall el-Hammam, Jordan, by ABR Senior Archaeologist, Dr. Gary Byers.
Coins of the Ancient World
Coins from the historical periods represented in the Scriptures help us to anchor the biblical narratives to key leaders and events in history.
Temple Mount research
The Bible, archaeology, & history overwhelmingly affirm that the Temple(s) was built over the Temple Mount, in spite of misguided efforts by revisionists.
Mt Ebal Curse Tablet - Defixio
Mt Ebal is important in the historical narratives of the O.T. ABR's archaeological investigation and ongoing research at Ebal has identified an altar from the time of Joshua, as well as the discovery of a curse tablet dated to the Late Bronze Age.