Archaeology and the Old Testament
A seasoned archaeologist illustrates how various finds increase our understanding of the Old Testament. Alfred J. Hoerth discusses both the benefits and limitations of archaeology and also how it illuminates the cultural and historical setting for the Bible. Topics are arranged canonically for easy reference. More than 250 illustrations help readers "see for themselves".
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Abraham Absalom Additional Reading Ahab Amarna Letters Amaziah ANET archaeology army Assyrian Babylon Babylonian battle became began Bible biblical Bronze Age brothers Canaanite centuries chariots Chron culture Darius David death divided kingdom Dynasty early Ebla Egypt Egyptian empire Esau evidence excavation exodus Ezra father feet flood Genesis God's gods Greek Haran Hazor Hebrew Hezekiah Hill Country Hyksos illustration implies Isaac Israel Israelites Jacob Jeremiah Jericho Jeroboam Jerusalem Joab Jordan Joseph Joshua Judah judges king Laban Lachish land Late Bronze Age later Lord Marduk Megiddo Mesopotamia miles Moses Nile northern Old Testament palace Palestine patriarchal period Persian pharaoh Philistines pottery priest prophet Rehoboam reign religious royal ruler Samuel Saul Saul's scholars Sennacherib Shechem Sinai Sinuhe Solomon southern stele stone story Syria tablets temple throne Thutmose III tion tomb took tribes tribute wall worship Xerxes