By Dr. David Elton Graves
Every year archaeologists become aware of many new unearths at websites during the lands of the Bible, yet few of them make the inside track headlines. Revisionist students usually search to undermine and downplay the relevance of the various discoveries, believing that Sodom by no means existed, the Exodus by no means occurred, Jericho by no means fell to the Israelites, and David was once by no means a good king. This paintings demanding situations the minimalist perspectives by means of bringing jointly a few of the new discoveries from the final two decades highlighting the hot unearths which are appropriate to the claims of the Bible. skilled archaeologist David Graves has assembled a important number of discoveries that might take you on a trip to: • make certain the historicity of the biblical occasions and other people of the previous • discover the total diversity of recent archaeological discoveries, from pottery, inscriptions, seals, ossuaries, via to cash, manuscripts, and different artifacts • current a brief heritage of archaeology, outlining its features and position in Christian apologetics • Lay out the restrictions of archaeology and its methodological fallacies • clarify the meticulous approach to excavation • discover the importance of manuscripts for the transmission of the Bible • Navigate the maze of arguments among the minimalists and maximalists controversy This insightful booklet will: • Illustrate archaeological reveals with greater than one hundred forty pertinent pictures • offer quite a few unique maps, conscientiously crafted charts and tables of prior discoveries • contain precious breakout panes, facing “Quotes from Antiquity,” and “Moments in background” • contain a thesaurus defining technical archaeological phrases • offer huge footnotes and bibliography for destiny examine This important source presents a fascinating and informative realizing of the cultural and ancient historical past of the Bible illustrated from archaeology. this can be an obtainable source meant for laypeople who need to know extra approximately archaeology and the Bible, no matter if in seminary classes, collage study rooms, church teams or own research.
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