Popular Handbook of Archaeology and the Bible Discoveries That Confirm the Reliability of Scripture

ISBN-10: 0736944850
ISBN-13: 9780736944854
Edition: 2013
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Description: From two leading Christian apologists, here is a fascinating survey of the most important Old and New Testament archaeological discoveries through the ages. Biblical archaeology has always stirred excitement among believers and curiosity among  More...

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List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 8/1/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496

From two leading Christian apologists, here is a fascinating survey of the most important Old and New Testament archaeological discoveries through the ages. Biblical archaeology has always stirred excitement among believers and curiosity among unbelievers. The evidence dug up with a spade can speak volumes ;and serve as a powerful testimony of the reliability of Scripture. Norm Geisler and Joe Holden have put together an impressive array of finds that confirm the biblical peoples and events of ages past. In a user-friendly format written in popular style, they& examine the latest finds and explain their significance include dozens of photographs provide an instructive chart of artifacts (along with fast facts) sample a variety of finds ;papyri, inscriptions, scrolls, ossuaries, and more If readers are looking for just one book to cover this topic both concisely and comprehensively, this is it!

Walter C. Kaiser Jr. (PhD, Brandeis University) is distinguished professor emeritus of Old Testament and president emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. Dr. Kaiser has written over 40 books, including Toward an Exegetical Theology: Biblical Exegesis for Preaching and Teaching; The Messiah in the Old Testament; and The Promise-Plan of God; and coauthored An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics: The Search for Meaning. Dr. Kaiser and his wife, Marge, currently reside at Kerith Farm in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin. Dr. Kaiser�s website is www.walterckaiserjr.com. Walter C. Kaiser, (hijo) (Ph.D., Brandeis University) es profesor distinguido de Antiguo Testamento en el Seminario Teológico de Gordon-Conwell.

List of Key Charts and Tables
Foreword
Preface: Facts That Support Faith
The Reliability of Old Testament Manuscripts
Introduction
The Masoretes and the Samaritans
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Silver Scrolls
The Transmission of the Old Testament-Summary
The Reliability of Old Testament History
Introduction
Moses, the Pentateuch, and the Major Prophets
Alleged Errors vs. Archaeological Discoveries
The Canon of the Old Testament
The Reliability of New Testament Manuscripts
Introduction
The Transmission of the New Testament
The Manuscripts of the New Testament
The Accuracy of the New Testament Manuscripts
The Reliability of New Testament History
Introduction
Historicity of the New Testament
Responding to Recent Criticisms of the Gospels
Criticisms of the Resurrection Accounts and the Epistles
The Canon of the New Testament
Introduction to Archaeology
Introduction
Archaeology and the Bible
Keys to Understanding Archaeology in Biblical Lands
Archaeology of the Old Testament
Introduction
Creation and Flood, the Tower of Babel, and the Cities of the Plain
Exodus and Conquest
The Amarna Letters, the Hittites, and the City of Megiddo
King David and His Dynasty
Nebuchadnezzar II and the Persian Kings
Old Testament Persons Confirmed by Archaeology
Archaeology of the New Testament
Introduction
Jesus and Other New Testament Persons in Non-Christian Sources
Jesus and Archaeological Sources
The Temple Mount
Herod, Pilate, and Caiaphas
More Fascinating Finds Relating to the New Testament
Glossary of Key Terms
New Testament Manuscript Papyri A Descriptive List
Ascertaining the Geography of the Cities of the Plain: 40 Points
Expert Witness Opinions Regarding the Authenticity of the James Ossuary
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index

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