Digging through the bible : Understanding Biblical People, Places, and Controversies through Archaeology. / Richard A Freund.
View other formats and editions
- ISBN: 9780742563490 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
Many of our religious beliefs are based on faith alone, but archaeology gives the opportunity to find evidence about what really happened in the distant past-evidence that can have a dramatic impact on what and how we believe. Join celebrated archaeologist and rabbi Richard Fruend as he takes readers through digs he has led in the Holy Land, searching for evidence about key biblical characters and events. Digging Through the Bible presents overviews of the evidence surrounding figures such as Moses, Kings David and Solomon, and Mary the mother of Jesus, as well as new information that can help us more fully understand the life and times in which these people would have lived. Freund also presents new evidence about finding the grave of the Teacher of Righteousness mentioned in the Dead Sea Scrolls, and gives a compelling argument about how the Exodus of the Israelites may have taken place in three separate waves over time, rather than in a single event as presented in the...
Electronic reproduction. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 22659 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2364 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Search for related items by subject
Religion & Spirituality.