The Old Testament and the Archaeologist: by H. Darrell Lance

Author: H. Darrell Lance

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The recovery of the history of the ancient Near East through archaeology is one of the major achievements of the modern age. Although the impact of this new knowledge on biblical matters is briefly surveyed, the main concern of this book is with the methods that archaeologists use in going about their work. Lance discusses the principles of excavation and how materials recovered are brought to bear on biblical studies. The book explains in detail the principles of stratigraphy and typology, suggests practical ways for the beginner to find needed information in the confusing array of primary and secondary publications, and takes a brief look at the future of biblical archaeology as a discipline.

Series: Guides to Biblical Scholarship
Physical Info: 0.28" H x 8.46" L x 5.56" W (0.38 lbs) 98 pages
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
US SRP: 14.00 US
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: June 1981

About the Author
H. Darrell Lance, a former co-editor of Biblical Archaeologist, is Professor of Old Testament Interpretation and Dean of Faculty at Colgate Rochester/Bexley Hall/Crozer Divinity School. He has also been Associate Director of Excavations at Tell Gezer in Israel and Annual Professor at Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem.

Table of Contents
Editor's Foreword
Abbreviations
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Glossary

I. Archaeology and the Old Testament
II. Basic Principles: Stratigraphy and Typology
III. Archaeological Publications and Their Use
IV. The Archaeologist at Work: The Age of Solomon
V. The Future of Biblical Archaeology

Appendix: The Archaeological Periods of Palestine

Additional Information
CPC Categories:
- Biblical Studies | General Studies | Biblical Archeology
- Biblical Studies | Old Testament | General
BISAC Categories:
- Religion | Biblical Studies | Old Testament
- Architecture | General
LC Subjects:
- Antiquities - Archaeology
- Methodology - Palestine
Themes:
Theometrics | Academic
Dewey: 221.93
LCCN: 80002387

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