10 Things You Should Know About Biblical Archaeology

10 Things You Should Know About Biblical Archaeology

1. Biblical Archaeology is over 100 Years Old Biblical archaeology got its start over a hundred years ago in 1890 with British archaeologist, Sir William Matthews Flinders Petrie. Petrie learned groundbreaking excavation techniques from the German archaeologist,...
The Flight Into Egypt: The Holy Family in the Land of the Pharaohs

The Flight Into Egypt: The Holy Family in the Land of the Pharaohs

The Flight into Egypt  The Holy Family in the Land of the Pharaohs  On the surface, the Christmas story is a very simple one. It is about the birth of a child.  The child of the Christmas story, however, isn’t just about any child – He was the Son...
Turkey – Anatolia: Survey of an Ancient Biblical Land

Turkey – Anatolia: Survey of an Ancient Biblical Land

Geography & the Bible  A key part of understanding the text of the Bible is geography. Most Bible believers today give a cursory nod to the maps located in the backs of their Bibles, but the maps are essential for properly understanding the meaning of the...
Abraham’s Day: Archaeological & Historical Evidence for the Father of Faith

Abraham’s Day: Archaeological & Historical Evidence for the Father of Faith

Abraham: The Father of Faith He didn’t build any major cities. He left behind no enduring monuments of stone or marble. He didn’t inscribe any clay tablets [that we know of]. He came from the very cradle of human civilization itself – ancient Mesopotamia....
Hammurabi & the Bible

Hammurabi & the Bible

Overview Understanding the historical and cultural context of the Old Testament is perhaps one of the most important principles of sound biblical hermeneutics.  Typically, conservative and liberal scholars have responded in one of two ways in attempting to understand...