Biblical Archaeology: From the Ground Down
Run time: 300 minutes
How does a dig team work? What do archaeologists look for at a dig? What challenges do they face?
In this DVD, some of the world’s greatest scholars explain archaeology’s contribution to the understanding and interpretation of events in the Near East.
Join Biblical Archaeology Society as we survey the remains of a raging fire that destroyed Hazor thousands of years ago. Watch with amazement as we explore the ruins of a stone tower at Jezreel, from which Queen Jezebel may have been thrown and murdered. Learn how scientific archaeology developed, from the identification of tells and the shifts in stratigraphic methods to computer refinements and excavations done underwater and in laboratories. Meet the 19th-century pioneers of this field and examine the groundbreaking discoveries and theories that contribute to our understanding of the Biblical past. And be there when Hazor volunteers uncover a magnificent prize find, right before your eyes!
As a special bonus, we have also included six of our popular lectures on Biblical studies and archaeology:
- Solomon in His Context—He’s for Real
Kenneth Kitchen, University of Liverpool
- Stratigraphy in Geography, History and. . . Archaeology
John Monson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
- Seafaring in Biblical Times
Shelley Wachsmann, Texas A&M University
- Galilean Archaeology and the Historical Jesus Quest
- Locating the Herodian Temple: Old and New Theories in Light of Ancient Literary Evidence
James Tabor, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
- The Relevance of Archaeology to Biblical Theology
Bernhard Anderson, Princeton Theological Seminary