Biblical Archaeology : A Very Short IntroductionMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandVery Short Introductions: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2009Description: 1 online resource (169 p.)ISBN: 9780199711628Subject(s): Bible --AntiquitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Biblical Archaeology : A Very Short IntroductionDDC classification: 220.9/3 LOC classification: BS621.C55 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents; List of illustrations; Introduction; Part I: The evolution of the discipline; Part II: Archaeology and the Bible; Epilogue; References; Further reading; Index
Public interest in biblical archaeology is at an all-time high, as television documentaries pull in millions of viewers to watch shows on the Exodus, the Ark of the Covenant, and the so-called Lost Tomb of Jesus. Important discoveries with relevance to the Bible are made virtually every year--during 2007 and 2008 alone researchers announced at least seven major discoveries in Israel, five of them in or near Jerusalem. Biblical Archaeology offers a passport into this fascinating realm, where ancient religion and modern science meet, and where tomorrow's discovery may answer a riddle that has la
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