Digging Through the Bible: Modern Archaeology and the Ancient Bible

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2009 - Religion - 381 pages
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Digging Through the Bible shares new information about the Holy Land that can provide a powerful connection between past history and present faith. Join celebrated archaeologist and rabbi Richard Freund as he takes readers through digs he has led, searching for evidence about key biblical characters and events. From Moses and the Israelite Exodus to Mary the mother of Jesus, Freund explores some of the greatest Biblical controversies of our day, as well as smaller stories that can give us a deeper understanding of the background behind the Bible.
 

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Digging through the Bible: understanding biblical people, places, and controversies through archaeology

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Well-known biblical archaeologist Freund (archaeology & Judaic studies, Univ. of Hartford) applies his considerable historical and archaeological knowledge to controversial archaeological claims and ... Read full review

Contents

A CRASH COURSE IN BIBLICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
1
The Search for Sinai Archaeological Reflections on Moses the Exodus and the Revelation at Mount Sinai
47
Searching for King David and King Solomon and the Ancient City of Jerusalem
107
Searching for Jesus in Galilee and Babylonia
147
Searching Her Stories Women in Ancient Israel
183
Searching for Synagogues A Lost Synagogue Ritual Recovered by Archaeology
225
Searching for the Teacher of Righteousness at Qumran and in the Dead Sea Scrolls
247
Seeking Mary Mother of Jesus Miriam Sister of Moses and the Well and Bathhouse of Nazaret
295
The Search for Bar Kokhba One Biblical Character Who Was Found
323
EXPLORING AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE
337
Acknowledgments
341
Bibliography
349
Index
365
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