Digging Through History: Archaeology and Religion from Atlantis to the Holocaust

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012 - Religion - 268 pages
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Digging through History follows rabbi and archaeologist Richard Freund's journey through some of the most fascinating archaeological sites of human history—including the mysterious Atlantis, Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the long-buried Holocaust camp Sobibor. Each chapter takes readers through a different archaeological site, showing what we can learn about past religious life and religious faith through the artifacts found there, as well as what has given each site such strong "staying power" over time.

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Digging Through History: Archaeology and Religion from Atlantis to the Holocaust

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Modern archaeological fieldwork is conducted by teams of specialists from disciplines such as history, linguistics, art, and geophysics. Here Freund (Digging Through the Bible) discusses the various ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Richard A. Freund is Maurice Greenberg Professor of Jewish History and director of the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford. An archaeologist and ordained rabbi, he has been featured on National Geographic, NOVA, CNN, and the History and Discovery Channels. He is the author of several books, including Digging through the Bible, and he lives in Hartford, CT.

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