Archaeology and the Bible / Edition 1

Archaeology and the Bible / Edition 1

by John Laughlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415159946

ISBN-13: 9780415159944

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book challenges readers to consider whether archaeology explains the Bible.
Archaeology and the Bible examines new developments in archaeological finds in the Near East, particularly Palestine, that are related to the Bible. New methodologies, regional surveys and creative syntheses have all had an impact on traditional approaches to looking at these

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Overview

This book challenges readers to consider whether archaeology explains the Bible.
Archaeology and the Bible examines new developments in archaeological finds in the Near East, particularly Palestine, that are related to the Bible. New methodologies, regional surveys and creative syntheses have all had an impact on traditional approaches to looking at these discoveries.

John Laughlin examines these new developments and discusses what they imply for biblical studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415159944
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Series:
Approaching the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Abbreviations
1Introduction: archaeology and the Bible1
2A brief history3
3How it's done: an introduction to field work17
4The rise of civilization: the Neolithic through the Early Bronze Age (ca. 8500-2000 BC)33
5The Middle Bronze Age (2000-1550 BC)55
6The Late Bronze Age (1550-1200 BC)77
7Iron Age I (ca. 1200-1000 BC)93
8Iron Age II (1000-550 BC)119
Epilogue155
Notes157
Bibliography169
Index191

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