The Trowel and the Truth: A Guide to Field Archaeology in the Holy Land

The Trowel and the Truth: A Guide to Field Archaeology in the Holy Land

by Scott Stripling

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615291861
Publisher: Vision Christian Ministries
Publication date: 07/10/2017
Pages: 206
Sales rank: 1,002,677
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Dr. Scott Stripling is provost and professor of biblical archaeology and church history at The Bible Seminary in Katy (Houston), Texas. He directs the ABR excavations at ancient Shiloh. A popular speaker and author, Dr. Stripling serves on the board of directors for the Near East Archaeological Society. He and his wife, Janet, have four children and two grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Illustrations...................................................................................... 5

Foreword......................................................................................... 9

Preface........................................................................................... 13

Acknowledgements....................................................................... 17

Chapter 1 Geography and Chronology........................................ 19

Chapter 2 Archaeological Fieldwork and Methodology............. 37

Chapter 3 The Pre-patriarchal and Patriarchal Ages................... 59

Chapter 4 The Middle Bronze Age.............................................. 71

Chapter 5 The Late Bronze Age.................................................. 81

Chapter 6 The Iron Age............................................................... 97

Chapter 7 The Babylonian, Persian, and Hellenistic Ages....... 119

Chapter 8 The Early Roman Age............................................... 129

Chapter 9 The Byzantine Age.................................................... 155

Conclusion................................................................................... 165

Endnotes...................................................................................... 167

Glossary....................................................................................... 181

Bibliography................................................................................ 185

Index of Subjects......................................................................... 191

Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Documents..................... 201

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