By Dr. David Elton Graves
Every year archaeologists realize many new unearths at websites in the course of 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 some of the discoveries, believing that Sodom by no means existed, the Exodus by no means occurred, Jericho by no means fell to the Israelites, and David used to be by no means a superb king. This paintings demanding situations the minimalist perspectives through bringing jointly a few of the new discoveries from the final twenty years highlighting the hot reveals which are suitable 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: • ascertain the historicity of the biblical occasions and other people of the prior • discover the whole variety of latest archaeological discoveries, from pottery, inscriptions, seals, ossuaries, via to cash, manuscripts, and different artifacts • current a brief historical past of archaeology, outlining its features and function in Christian apologetics • Lay out the constraints 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 e-book will: • Illustrate archaeological reveals with greater than a hundred and forty pertinent pictures • supply various targeted maps, rigorously crafted charts and tables of earlier discoveries • comprise useful breakout panes, facing “Quotes from Antiquity,” and “Moments in historical past” • comprise a thesaurus defining technical archaeological phrases • supply huge footnotes and bibliography for destiny research This important source presents an attractive and informative realizing of the cultural and historic historical past of the Bible illustrated from archaeology. this is often an obtainable source meant for laypeople who need to know extra approximately archaeology and the Bible, no matter if in seminary classes, university school rooms, church teams or own research.
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